Compact fluorescent lights and the impact of convenience and knowledge on household recycling rates
In the state of Maine (northeast United States), despite mandated recycling of CFLs and availability of free CFL recycling, the household CFL recycling rate is very low. A study was undertaken to identify the primary factors responsible for low recycling.
Wagner, T. P. (2011). Compact fluorescent lights and the impact of convenience and knowledge on household recycling rates. Waste Management, 31(6), 1300-1306. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2011.01.017