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Green news harvest: Home Depot to recycle CFLs, 'peak carbon'

Also: Japan to bring back solar subsidies; boat race in the Netherlands; more bad news for ethanol makers; solar textiles; call for geo-engineering research.

By Jun. 24, 2008

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Light Bulb Buying Guide

With strict new standards, the landscape of lighting is rapidly changing. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Many consumers in the dark about rising lighting standards

Six out of 10 consumers are unaware that the most commonly used light bulbs are about to disappear from store shelves.

By Dec. 28, 2013

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GE: Hybrid light bulb solves CFL issues

Halogen hybrid light bulb offers CFL efficiency without the wait for full brightness. And it contains less mercury.

By Oct. 20, 2010

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Five things you didn't know about LED lightbulbs

LED bulbs are energy-efficient and designed to last for many years, but here are a few lesser-known features to consider when weighing a jump to LEDs.

By Jul. 28, 2011

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LED bulbs move in and mix up home lighting

There's more diversity coming to home lighting as efficient general-use LED bulbs become available, giving people an alternative to incandescent bulbs and CFLs.

By May. 2, 2011

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NanoLight looks like an origami bulb of LEDs

The quest for the world's most energy-efficient lightbulb has resulted in a Kickstarter project for an LED bulb with a striking design.

By Jan. 22, 2013

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Survey: Consumers warming to efficient lighting

With the 100-watt incandescent bulb set for phasing out in 2012, consumer awareness around more efficient lighting is growing, according to a consumer survey.

By Dec. 14, 2010

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Cutting out the mercury in compact fluorescents

Sylvania says it only needs to put about one-third of the mercury in its fanciest CFLs.

By Apr. 10, 2008

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CFL bulb with safety skin keeps mercury inside

ArmorLite is a new CFL bulb by ClearLite with a safety coating. It contains mercury and shattered glass if the bulb is smashed.

By Oct. 29, 2009