Contact Us about Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)
Report possible violations of environmental laws and regulations.
To get the quickest response:
- If you have a general question about CFLs, visit the Energy Star program's frequent questions page about CFLs and other lighting, or call the ENERGY STAR Hotline at (888) STAR-YES (888-782-7937) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Time.
- If you have a question about CFLs and mercury, view
- If you have a question about recycling and disposing of CFLs or other bulbs that contain mercury, contact your county or municipality's solid waste disposal agency. That agency can provide guidance about how to recycle and dispose of CFLs and other bulbs that contain mercury in your area. You can also enter "CFL" and your zip code at Earth911.com Exit to find recycling options in your area.
Don't see the answer to your question? You can submit a question using:
- the "Ask a Question" feature in our Frequent Questions database, or
- the form below.
Be sure to include your e-mail address if you’d like a response. Note that while we strive to respond to every question submitted with an answer or an appropriate referral as quickly as possible, responses can take some time.
To provide feedback about the website or report a problem with it, contact the CFL Web editor.
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