Category Archives: Light Bulb Industry

Meet Mr Stinkypants!

  From the Freedom Light Bulb blog, commenting on CFL subsidies and replacement programs in relation to a recent cartoon that also takes up how manufacturers are profiting from the ban on cheap incandescents.     Meet Mr Stinkypants!   … Continue reading

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Risky new light bulb packaging rules

A Washington Times editorial highlights the federal government’s new regulations about light bulb packaging: In the midst of an economic crisis, troubles in Afghanistan and various terrorist threats around the globe, the last thing on the minds of Americans is … Continue reading

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Manufacturers lie about compact fluorescent light bulbs

The European Union has admitted that compact fluorescent light bulbs aren’t as bright as traditional incandescent light bulbs, and that claims about the amount of light they produce are exaggerated, according to a report in the Telegraph: Buyers of the … Continue reading

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Beware Britain’s light bulb snoops

“The public have been asked to ‘snoop’ on shopkeepers who continue to sell traditional light bulbs banned by Europe,” reports the Telegraph: From September 1, it will be illegal to import conventional pearl or frosted bulbs of any shape or … Continue reading

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Eco-hack misleads public on light bulb health hazards

PECO Energy, a Philadelphia-based electric and gas utility, is spending $20 million to distribute compact fluorescent light bulbs for free or at heavily discounted prices.  Why?  Because a law signed by Pennsylvania’s governor requires PECO to cut its energy use … Continue reading

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MySchoolLights.com uses innocent children as light bulb shills

A company called MySchoolLights.com is using innocent children to sell dangerous compact fluorescent light bulbs!  Oh, the shame! MySchoolLights.com even spreads propaganda to children through their schools: Our CFL fundraisers stress the educational aspects of switching to CFLs for both … Continue reading

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Shocking behavior by light bulb shills

Superior Lightning, which calls itself “Ft. Lauderdale’s leader in energy efficient light bulbs”, issued a press release titled “CFLs Made EZ” on July 24.  It extols the virtues of compact fluorescent light bulbs: They help the environment: CFL lamps leave … Continue reading

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