Eliminating all fluorescent bulbs from European markets would significantly reduce toxic mercury pollution, lower carbon emissions and save people and businesses billions of Euros.

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The evidence supports eliminating these exemptions for bulbs that have easy-to-install, cost-effective replacements. Furthermore, removing toxic substances from the market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions align with the objectives of the European Green Deal that was announced by the Commission on 11 December 2019. Marie Baton, European Program Lead, CLASP

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