The use of compact fluorescent bulbs is quite common in the different systems of both interior and exterior lighting. However, even though we are all aware that it is important recycling because they contain polluting material-namely, sealed inside his glass- pipe mercury, not exactly know how to act before a break. So in this post we to provide basic and easy to follow tips extracted from the website of EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) to prevent ourselves affected by this harmful metal.
Do not use this type of bulbs in places with risk of rupture or mercury glass lamps that can easily fall to the ground.It is preferable not to use vacuum cleaner but if you do, you have to ventilate well and discard the bag. Discard all debris from the bulb and cleaning materials used in a sealed or a mercury glass lamps with metal lid plastic bag.
In short, if we act correctly there is no danger. Simply make a good clean and discard anything that has come into contact with the material. Many of our lamps decorative design mercury glass lamps support this type of bulbs and we believe it is important that users of these take into account these aspects.