Light globes

Fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent light globes (CFLs) contain mercury and should not be disposed of in your garbage bin.

A range of light globes are included in the State Government e-waste to landfill ban, including:

- fluorescent lamps
- high intensity
- discharge lamps
- compact fluorescent lamps
- LEDs

You can recycle the above listed light globes for free through the Detox Your Home program. Take them to one of the Detox Your Home permanent sites located at:

Alternatively you can drop them off at a recycling station at your nearest Council Customer Service Centre.

Further information about the e-waste ban can be found on the e-waste pages of the Sustainability Victoria website.