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Dispose of light bulbs safely. Photo of old spent bulbs for environmental preservation. Toxic and hazardous electrical waste.
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How to Safely Dispose of Light Bulbs

All light bulbs eventually burn out. Today’s compact fluorescent and LED bulbs are far more economical in energy usage than old-school incandescents, but they contain toxic elements and must be disposed of properly to protect...

Young woman opening window because her air-conditioner is not working in the extreme summer heat.
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Help Your Air-Conditioner Keep Its Cool

Record-setting heat has suffocated the western states this summer. When the demand for power from utility companies surges during heat waves, household air-conditioning systems are pushed to the max. Here are eight steps to prevent...