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Hazardous Waste Warning works best in modern browsers like Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or Internet Explorer 8. All are free to download and will greatly improve your internet experience. Wastes in this section are dangerous to you and the environment. Handle them carefully and dispose of them properly. Legally, households may not transport more than 15 gallons of wet or 125 pounds of dry hazardous materials. Read about the regulation.

Light-Emitting Diodes, or LEDs, are becoming an increasingly popular choice in lighting due to their longevity and high energy efficiency. And unlike fluorescent bulbs, they do not contain any mercury, which is a huge bonus.

So what do we do with spent LED bulbs? They do contain some heavy metals, such as lead and copper, and should never go in the trash. Luckily for Santa Barbara County residents, they are accepted at many locations throughout the county. Drop-off locations are listed below.

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