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Compact Fluorescent Lights Dumping Mercury Directly into Landfills

Posted by seumasach on January 30, 2010

Natural News

27th January, 2010

Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs have become all the rage over the past several years, touted by many as the preferable “green” way to light a home, save energy, and promote environmental responsibility. While they may use less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs, CFL bulbs are filled with toxic mercury that, when disposed of, contaminates landfills and the environment.

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The Dark Side Of CFLs

Posted by seumasach on April 22, 2009

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Walt McGinnis

http://www.greenmuze.com:80/blogs/guest-bloggers/1031-the-dark-side-of-cfls.html

Consider this – instead of saving the environment, CFLs are actually destroying it. CFLs should be thought of as toxic technology, when mercury contamination, ultraviolet radiation, and radio frequency radiation are factored in. From cradle to grave, CFLs pose a danger to people’s health and well being, as well as adding even more toxicity to the environment. In fact, CFLs do not reduce a person’s carbon footprint and may even increase it in some situations. To make matters even worse, CFLs emit harmful levels of electromagnetic radiation.

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