Simple Lighting Company Reviews Light Bulb Recycling Growth

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The online retailers at Simple Lighting co. have responded to a significant increase in the number of end of life light bulbs being recycled in the UK.

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there has been a year on year increase in lamp recycling rates since 2008

It has been reported in Waste Management World that according to Recolight, there has been a year on year increase in lamp recycling rates since 2008, the first full year of recorded data. Recolight was set up in 2005 as a not for profit organisation by the UK’s leading lamp producers, GE, Osram, Havells Sylvania and Phillips. It states that in 2012, the tonnage of waste lamps recycled by all Producer Compliance Schemes in the UK was 39.5% of the tonnage of all lamps put on the market.

The specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry also claims that during the last year, it funded virtually all the business lamp recycling carried out, as well as a sizable amount of the household lamp recycling.

Specialising in LED lights for both domestic and commercial use, Simple Lighting provides a number of wall and ceiling lights as well as LED tape lighting and strip lighting. As such, the team have a strong focus on helping the country become more energy efficient. A representative explains how LEDs are a more environmentally friendly form of light.

“We were pleased to see that light bulb recycling rates are continuing to rise. Those who are particularly concerned with their carbon footprint can consider replacing their fluorescent or incandescent lights with LEDs. Because they lose less energy to heat they also help you to save on electricity bills.”

Established in 2009, Simple Lighting Company aims to provide high quality lighting at some of the most competitive prices on the web. The company has grown considerably in recent years and supplies over 4000 products, specialising in LED lighting, LED tape, LED strip lights as well as indoor and outdoor lighting. Simple Lighting Company considers customer service its priority, regularly adding new products to the website.

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