Material / item
Light bulbs
Electric bulbs, Christmas lights, outdoor solar bulbs
How to recycle / dispose
Wrap or put back in packaging or box if broken to avoid injury to yourself when handling bin bags.
Green bin
Clear recycling bag
Black bin or black sack
Yes - but not energy-saving bulbs. See more information below.
Find your local tip and recycling centre
More information

Do not dispose of spent energy-saving light bulbs (fluorescent bulbs, LED bulbs) in your household waste. Some supermarkets have collection points for spent energy-saving bulbs. Alternatively you can take them to any Household Recycling Centre where they can be recycled along with fluorescent tubes.