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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?"


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