Fluorescent Light Tubes & Lamp Ballasts

Some of the basic guidelines are:

  • Whole bulbs only, no broken bulbs
  • We charge by the pound for tubes
  • To qualify for the boxed bulb discount,bulbs must be boxed a specific way. Ask for instructions.
  • Wrapping cardboard around bulbs does not qualify as “boxed” bulbs.
  • Please do not tape bulbs together
  • NEW! See our prices for bulb boxes below!
  • Please call if you have any questions. (509) 534-1638

Fluorescent Bulb Facts:

4 foot bulbs
(approximate weights)
8 foot bulbs
(approximate weights)
1 bulb = .66 pounds 1 bulb = 1.2 pounds
10 bulbs = 6.6 pounds 10 bulbs = 12 pounds
100 bulbs = 66 pounds 100 bulbs = 120 pounds

Bulb & Tube Charges
We are unable to accept or recycle broken lights.

Loose bulbs, no boxes, wet or bad boxes:
Call for charge

Under 75 pounds of bulbs, in original boxes or equivalent:
Call for charge

Over 75 pounds of bulbs, in original boxes or equivalent:
Call for charge

Incandescent bulbs & Halogen bulbs, Compact fluorescent, Circular and U-Tubes:
Call for charge

High Intensity Discharge and Metal Halide bulbs:
Call for charge


Lamp Ballast Recycling Info:

Label MUST say “non-PCB” or “no PCBs” (check the fine print).

We can also recycle Electronic Ballasts.

Call for charges or payment


We cannot accept or recycle ballasts that contain PCBs.