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By September 21, 2015May 8th, 2021No Comments

Mercury is the most toxic pollutant after radioactive substances on the EPA’s list of industrial pollutants and there is enough mercury in a single fluorescent light bulb to contaminate 7,000 gallons of fresh water. In Australia only 1% of fluorescent bulbs are recycled and the mercury from these bulbs is refined and used as amalgam fillings in the dentist industry.