- 75% less energy is used with a compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulb than a regular one.
- CFLs last up to 10 times longer.
- CFLs reduce the release of carbon dioxide.
- Buy a package of CFL bulbs.
- As lights burn out, replace the bulbs with the CFLs.
- Dispose of CFLs properly (not in the garbage). Many stores now have take-back programs.