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Burlington Board of Health Fluorescent Lamp and Universal Waste Management Policy
Abstract: Description of a decision in Burlington, Massachusetts to adopt an ordinance that requires a written fluorescent lamp management policy of all local businesses.
Source: City of Burlington
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/22/Burlington_Fluo
rescent_Lamp_Management_Policy.htm

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling
Abstract: This website provides information about recycling fluorescent and other mercury-added lamps. It also contains links to many other resources and outreach materials.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/lamprecycle/index.c
fm

Health Care Products Known to Contain Mercury & Alternatives
Abstract: Fact sheet listing health care products known to contain mercury and suggested alternatives.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-mercury-heal
thpr.doc

Maine Fluorescent Lamp Study
Abstract: The focus of this study was to determine total mercury content of certain common fluorescent lamps and whether or not lamps that are represented by manufacturers as TCLP-compliant contain sufficiently lower amounts of mercury to warrant an exclusion from the enacted solid waste disposal ban.
Source: Maine Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.maine.gov/dep/homeowner/cflreport.html

Mercury Use in Lighting
Abstract: Provides information on the different types of mercury light bulbs, as well as on the amount of mercury used in them.
Source: Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse (IMERC)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/imerc/FactSheets/li
ghting.cfm

Modification of the Hazardous Waste Program: Hazardous Waste Lamps
Abstract: Code of Federal Regulations Universal Waste Final Rule which amends original rule to include hazardous waste lamps.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/EPA-WASTE/1999/July/Day-06/f1693
0.htm

Review of Compact Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Initiatives in the U.S. & Internationally [PDF]
Abstract: The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) to prepare a report that reviews compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) collection and recycling programs in the U.S. and abroad. The main purpose of Review of Compact Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Initiatives in the U.S. and Internationally is to examine these programs to highlight lessons learned and possible approaches to adopt in Massachusetts. This Report presents the results of CFL collection and recycling programs across the U.S. and in other countries for which information is publicly available.
Source: NEWMOA
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/lamprecycle/CFLRecy
clingReport.pdf

Substance Flow Analysis of Mercury in Products
Abstract: Model which predicts contribution of mercury emissions from individual mercury-containing products. This model can be modified to reflect circumstances of a specific state, region or country.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Barr Engineering Company
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/view-document.html?gid=
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