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Mercury in fluorescent tubes.

> Could someone post a scientific reference as to the presence of Mercury
> in common fluorescent tubes?

Don't have one but can tell you there's a very small amount of mercury in
fluorescent tubes and that "green" architectural practices recommend
special disposal procedures. Of course, we're talking about a whole lot of
tubes when it comes to commercial buildings so the amount of mercury adds

You might consult your local or state solid waste disposal unit, especially
hazardous waste.

Greg. Tong
gtong at sirius_com

"Often, the things that change are less interesting than those that stay
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