From the Forums: Blame It On Edison

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TreeHuggerForever writes:

I was going to start buying those energy saving florescent lightbulbs but a fellow environmentalist friend told me that those are worse due to the mercury in them, especially when thrown in landfills when they finally die. What are your opinions? What kind of light bulbs are the best way to go? The ones that die out quickly and waste energy or the ones filled with poison?

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