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Incorporating ‘Green’ Into Your Business Practices

Most companies are now implementing green measures because they improve corporate image and the bottom line. Here are some tips for greening your…
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Home Depot Tracks Top Adopters of Energy Efficient Bulbs

With the last leg of the gradual incandescent light bulb phase-out already in effect, Home Depot released a data-driven map that uses sales…
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Reverse Vending Machines Make Recycling Easier

Put your CFL into a big slot in the vending machine, a video camera fitted inside identifies the bulb so it can be…
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Is the “Light Bulb Ban” a Communist Plot?

If you’ve been paying attention to right wing media lately, then you’re well aware that a sinister communist plot is close to unravelling…
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Light Emitting Plasma Bulb by Luxim

Light bulbs and lighting in general appear to be going through a renaissance.  Last month, we reported on a breakthrough light bulb technology,…
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A Bright Idea: Introducing ESL Light Bulbs from Vu1

When changing out incandescent light bulbs for energy efficiency, there are usually two options, CFL and LED.  However, the start up company Vu1…
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IKEA Says It’s the First Retailer to Eliminate Incandescent Light Bulbs

A few months ago, IKEA began phasing out incandescent light bulbs in all of their stores across the U.S. That alone makes a…
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Philips Unveils LED Replacement for the Most Common Household Light Bulb

Royal Philips Electronics introduced the world’s first LED replacement for the most common household bulb Wednesday, at the Lightfair International Tradeshow in Las…

Light Goes Out on Toshiba’s 120 Year Old Incandescant Bulb Production Line

Toshiba, one of Japan’s largest makers of lighting products, announced that it had permanently ended production Wednesday of incandescent light bulbs, a year…

Innovators Honored for Applying Technology To Brighten People’s Lives

Boats outfitted with solar panels have become “floating classrooms” for children in the low-lying regions of Bangladesh, where floods have destroyed crops, schools,…
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Ohio Utility Ships Customers Energy-Efficient Bulbs, Plus a Huge Bill

Call it greening run amok. Or, more likely, poor planning combined with petty penny pinching by a large corporation. FirstEnergy, an Ohio utility,…
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Consumers Backlash Against Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs

A monumental ban on incandescent bulbs went into effect today throughout the European Union, marking a significant milestone in policy regarding consumer habits…

A Lesson In Changing Light Bulbs

Incandescent light bulbs are on their way out in many countries around the world. Most countries will officially impose a ban on them…

Less Mercury in CFL’s – GE is working on it.

The average Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb contains about 5 milligrams of mercury. About enough to coat the tip of your ball point pen. Not…

AskPablo: Mercury in Compact Flourescent Bulbs

Well, another week is here, another weekend is gone, and it’s time for another installment of AskPablo. I hope that some of you…