Reduce the amount of energy you use by fitting low energy light bulbs. These use one fifth of the electricity of normal bulbs, last ten times as long and each saves around £10 every year on electricity bills. For details of reduced price light bulbs contact your local Energy Efficiency Advice Centre: T: FREEPHONE 0800 512 012.
Use the Recycling Locator to find your nearest recycling point for light bulbs.
IKEA collect low energy and incandescent light bulbs for recycling:
T: 0131 448 0500
Fluorescent tubes and low energy light bulbs can be taken to the Community Recycling Centres in Edinburgh, East Lothian, The Scottish Borders and West Lothian. See COMMUNITY RECYCLING CENTRES.
The Electric Centre run a low energy light bulb and fluorescent tube recycling scheme when you buy new bulbs from them:
26 Hawkhill Avenue
T: 0131 652 2999