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Upgrade to a Drum Top Lamp Crushing System for Increased Efficiency and Safety

Monday, July 18, 2016
Are you already an avid lamp recycler? If you opt to crush your bulbs using a drum top lamp crusher rather than using a mail-in program, you may be in the market to upgrade your system. The next generation of Bulb Eater® 3 is filled with features that increase operator comfort and workplace safety, such as:

  • on-board controls to assist with machine diagnostics
  • an easy to read LCD diagnostic screen
  • self-diagnostic fault codes
  • crushes linear lamps of all lengths
  • compatible for crushing U-tube lamps and CFLs
  • lower angle entry tube for ease of operation

This system works hand-in-hand with our bulk recycling servicescrushing lamps into 100% recyclable material inside a drum, and capturing over 99.99% of dangerous mercury vapors for a safe, compliant work environment. Click here to learn more about how the Bulb Eater® 3 can increase efficiency and safety in your facility. 

The Climate Action Plan and Your Facility - Fluorescent Lamp Recycling

Monday, July 11, 2016
A great deal can happen in eight years. When you remember Obama’s presidency, what stands out to you? Fluorescent lamps probably aren’t at the top of your mind, but with President Obama’s Climate Action Plan now in full effect, we’ll see how politics can influence facility management.

According to the Department of Energy, it is estimated that lighting systems using linear fluorescent lamps account for over 75% of the lighting service in commercial buildings. With the Climate Action Plan, the Department of Energy released new standards to improve energy efficiency in general service fluorescent lamps, set to reduce emissions and electricity use in commercial facilities.

To learn more about legislation on recycling universal waste in the United States, visit and read "What Do Universal Waste Recycling and the Election Have in Common?"