Fluorescent Tubes or Light Bulbs (CFL)

(Last Updated: 7/24/2023)

Hazardous Waste. Free Drop-Off Disposal.

Search the LightRecycle WA Site Locator to find a free drop-off location. Limit 10 bulbs/tubes per day, per person.  

Information listed here is for household items only. View business, non-profit, and agency information. 


​Recycle fluorescent tubes, CFLs, and other bulbs containing mercury at a LightRecycle WA Site Adjust the search radius to show more locations.

Does your bulb contain mercury? 

Look for the letters "Hg" (the symbol for mercury) on the base of the lamp or packaging. Keep bulbs and tubes dry when storing.

Kitsap County-owned collection sites

CFL bulbs

NOT accepted at Olympic View Transfer Station. They are accepted at all other Kitsap County waste facilitiesLimit 10 bulbs per day, per person.

Fluorescent tubes 

Only accepted at Hansville Recycling and Garbage Facility and the Household Hazardous Waste Collection FacilityLimit 10 tubes per day, per person.



Keep fluorescent bulbs or tubes out of the trash and recycling bin. These contain mercury, a potent neurotoxin, and must always be taken to a drop-off collection site.