LEDs vs CFLs – Missed Opportunity by Hydro One to Limit Mercury Exposure

Posted by Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher on September 13, 2016 As a Hydro One customer, last week I received a snappy little brochure with my electric bill extolling the virtues of LEDs. Light it Right – Your whole-home guide to LED bulbs is a great…

Missed Opportunity in the “Light it Right: Your whole-home guide to LED bulbs” Brochure to Hydro One Customers Letter to Hydro One and IESO

Title: Missed Opportunity in the "Light it Right: Your whole-home guide to LED bulbs" Brochure to Hydro One Customers Letter to Hydro One and IESO Resource Type: Letter Content: L-HydroOneLEDsBrochure-CFLsandHg # of Pages: 3 Date authored: September 12, 2016 Author/s:…

Proposed Code of Practice for the Environmentally Sound Management of End-of-life Lamps Containing Mercury

Title: Consultation on Proposed Code of Practice for the Environmentally Sound Management of End-of-life Lamps Containing Mercury Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: CELA-response-CFL-Code-of-Practice-consultation # of Pages: 4 Date authored: June 1, 2016 Author/s: Kathleen Cooper Author Organization: Canadian…

Needed: nationwide action plan for recovery of toxic mercury from light bulbs

Posted by Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher and Paralegal on March 10, 2016 Many Canadians will be glad to see the end of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) with their harsh light and often flickering glow. Despite longstanding outreach campaigns, widespread ignorance persists about mercury in…

Seeking a Canada-wide Standard for Extended Producer Responsibility for mercury-containing compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs)

Title: Seeking a Canada-wide Standard for Extended Producer Responsibility for mercury-containing compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) Letter to Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment Resource Type: Letter Content: CPCHE-Letter-to-CCME-EPR-for-CFLs # of Pages: 4 Date authored: February 22, 2016 Author/s: Erica…