Environmental Responsibility
State Regulations and Statistics
Compare state regulations for lamp disposal and recycling statistics

State Disposal Regulations

OSRAM SYLVANIA is providing the following information as a service.  These regulations change periodically, and it is always the end user's responsibilty to ensure that lamps are disposed of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.  Some states and localities have different statutes and disposal regulations regarding lamps.  Consult your local and state authorities for the most up-to-date requirements for lamp disposal.

​The following states have landfill bans for mercury-containing lamps:

Lamp Recycling Statistics:

The national lamp recycling rate in the commercial and industrial sectors is close to 30%, according to the Association of Lamp and Mercury Recyclers, while the residential recycling is at less than 5%.