Category: China

Information about China’s manufacture of CFLs.


Huge Price Increases Underway from Lamp Manufacturers: The impact of rare earth metals shortages

Source1: “> Source2: There is a rapid, emerging shortage of rare earth metals, a primary component used in the manufacture of fluorescent lamps – principally phosphors. Phosphors are transition…


CFLs Are Mercury Polluters

From: The Dark Side Of CFLs … More than 98% of used CFLs end up in landfills each year. That is 675 million for the year 2007 according to…


Minamata disease documents to be displayed in China “…Hundreds of people died and thousands more were crippled because they ate seafood contaminated with mercury compounds dumped in Minamata Bay by chemical maker Chisso Corp. in the 1950s…