Light Bulb Disposal Costs

How much will it cost to dispose of my fluorescent bulbs?

  • Recycling costs vary, depending on the type of light bulb, the number of bulbs, and whether or not transportation is included
  • It is best to seek out at least three quotes
  • The following price ranges are typical:
Type of Bulb Cost Range
Tubes $0.04 - 0.12 per linear foot
HIDs $1.50 - 2.00
Compact Fluorescent Lights $.50 - 2.00
PCB ballasts $0.32 - .90 per pound
Non-PCB ballasts $0.10 - .55 per pound