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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 June 24, 2008

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Cree demo LED bulb turns up dial on efficiency

A prototype bulb has an efficiency, as measured by lumens per watt, that is more than double commercial CFLs and LED bulbs available today.

By August 2, 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

Editors' Take

Finally Light Bulb

This new bulb sounds interesting, but we see some glaring problems with the company's approach.

May 28, 2014

MSRP: $7.99

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Can lasers save the incandescent lightbulb?

A bright idea from University of Rochester researchers promises more efficiency from standard bulbs and may offer renewed competition with CFLs.

By June 3, 2009

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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 April 10, 2008

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Cree brings TW Series LED bulbs to nationwide retail

Originally designed to meet efficiency and color quality standards specific to California, the TW Series LEDs will now be sold throughout the US.

By May 6, 2014

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How to clean up a broken CFL bulb

Got a shattered CFL on your hands? Worried about mercury? Don't panic -- we'll show you how to clean it up safely and dispose of it responsibly.

By June 23, 2014

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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 December 28, 2013

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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 October 4, 2013