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Where to dispose of used batteries/light bulbs?

Posted: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 8:05 pm
by aster
Should we be taking those to the nearest electrical store/supermarket?

Re: Where to dispose of used batteries/light bulbs?

Posted: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 8:24 pm
by ecureilx
aster wrote:Should we be taking those to the nearest electrical store/supermarket?
from what I know,just rubbish, as from what I know all rubbish / garbage gets sorted out and separated before going to the incinerators in Tuas Area

of course some slip by and they have 'controlled' explosions in the sorting / incinerator plants :eek: :eek:

to be honest I am not sure which electrical store or supermarket accept them unlike Printer cartridges / Toners etc.

Posted: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:42 pm
by rajagainstthemachine
If you live in a hdb, they have a system of providing a yellow bag into which you leave your recyclables', if you don't then I know the fair price in city sq mall has a recycling point where you can drop off old phones, glass bottles etc.
Not sure about other places though.

Posted: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:24 am
by aster
Thanks guys - I thought that at least those fluorescent light bulbs needed to be disposed of properly as they aren't very healthy once cracked (and I don't mean the sharp bits of glass...).

Posted: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 8:51 am
by the lynx

Posted: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 9:40 am
by therat ... waste.html

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Re: Where to dispose of used batteries/light bulbs?

Posted: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 10:27 am
by AlexanderStromer
I know this is an old post, but since it is one of the top results in Google I'll add my finding: (search for bulb)

Essentially this site recognizes dangerous materials in bulbs and suggests to bring it either to dedicated bins at Community Centers or dedicated bulb collection bins at
  • New Sound Electrical (1 Jalan Bukit Merah #01-4526 Singapore 150001; 11am-7pm daily)
  • Everyday Lights (717 Yishun St 71 #01-319 Singapore 760717; 11am to 7pm daily)
  • B&L Light Bath Pte Ltd (No. 6 Ubi Road, 1 Wintech Centre #01-12 Singapore 408726; Mon – Sat: 10:30am to 7:30pm, Sun: 11am to 6pm)
  • Three Cubes (55 Siglap Road, #01-06, Siglap Centre Singapore 455871; Mon: 11:30am to 5:30pm, Tue – Sun: 11:30am to 8pm)
  • Lighting Department of IKEA stores at Alexandra (317 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159965, 10am to 11pm daily) or Tampines (60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764, 10am to 11pm daily)
Check the website for updated info :mrgreen: