What To Do With Old Incandescents?

What To Do With Old Incandescents?

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Stephanie Kinnear
Aug 19, 2009

Q: I've seen hundreds of articles urging the use of CFL and LED lighting. I want to do it, but what do I do with the old bulbs that still work? It's a waste to just toss them out.

Sent in by Travis

Editor: That is a tricky one. Well, we can say one thing: Don't wait for those old incandescents to burn out -- replace them with CFLs or LEDs asap. The energy savings are worth it.

Now for those old bulbs. It does seem a shame to throw them out; however, we're not feeling creative enough to come up with any good ideas for reusing them. Does anyone out there have any ideas?

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