Switch your light bulbs to LEDs
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We all know by now that replacing incandescent bulbs with CFLs can save electricity, help save the planet and reduce our bills.
Unfortunately, CFLs contain mercury, which is a very toxic substance. We should all dispose of CFLs responsibly so that the mercury can be removed and reused, but will we?
An even better alternative is LEDs. LEDs last 10 times longer again, they use less electricity to run AND there is no mercury! At the moment they are quite expensive, but demand will bring the price down, so why not install one and see how you get on? They even come in an exciting range of colours!
Mr Green is currently making some LEDs – read more about his project here.
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