Ten things you need to know about: Waste King's fluorescent bulb recycling process

Ten things you should know about: Waste King's fluorescent bulb recycling process
Fluorescent bulbs are the most efficient and long lasting lightbulbs accessible today. With the move toward more energy efficiency and environmental duty, fluorescent lights have become more common fixtures internationally. Below are some of the things that are important which you have to understand about Fluorescent lightbulbs:
Waste King's http://www.websitedemonstration.co.uk/waste/rubbish-removal-10-tips-to-save-money-and-give-you-a-simple-life/ - skip hire high wycombe - nine-step fluorescent bulb recycling procedure is:
Waste King delivers a specially constructed container known as a coffin' - to the customer's premises for the safe collection and storage of spent lamps. The approximate capacity for one inch fluorescent tubes, is 150 x 6ft or 450 x 2ft tubes.
The container with the spent lamps is collected and taken to Waste King's website for sorting, prior to being recycled.
The lamps are loaded by waste King for processing in separationplant and a crush.
It enables processing of the various kinds and sizes of lamps, separating them into lead glass /ferrous metal parts, aluminium end caps, soda lime glass and phosphor powder.
The crush and sieve plant functions at sub-pressure, thereby preventing mercury from being released into the surroundings as exhaust air (which can be constantly eliminated through the internal carbon filters).
The whole crush and separation plant is incorporated in a container by which the tubes are fed by a conveyor to some hammer mill. The resultant fractions that are joined are air-carried through a separation tower, where the glass and metal are removed. The metal and glass parts are subsequently smashed further and air-carried to another separation tower. Glass resulting from the sieving operation (after the first separation tower) is smashed further and air-conveyed through a third separation tower. The glass fragments are fed into a rotary drum-feeder and transferred into a discharge conveyor to transfer the by product from the processing unit.
The air stream that's passed through the separation towers comprises phosphor powder.
This air stream passes through a cyclone, where the powder is gathered in a distiller barrel, and then passes through two dust filters, where the remaining dust deposited in distiller barrels and is removed.
Aluminium, recovered glass and metals are sent to other companies to be used as raw materials or for additional processing.
Every time a coffin' has filled with fluorescent tubes that are spent, Waste King's operatives will arrive, collect the container and entire procedure continues.