Thursday, May 20, 2010

Dialight Partners with Veolia Environmental to Offer HID Lamp, Ballast Recycling

Dialight - Dialight Partners with Veolia Environmental to Offer HID Lamp, Ballast Recycling

Streamlined Recycling Program Helps Facilities & Municipalities Meet Environmental Regs with Ease When Changing Over to High-Efficiency LED Fixtures

Farmingdale, NJ (May 20, 2010) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced that it has partnered with Veolia Environmental Services to offer high-intensity discharge (HID) and street light fixture and lamp recycling for commercial facilities and municipalities that make the switch to Dialight’s more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly LED lighting solutions.

As business and municipalities change out traditional fixtures in buildings, warehouses, streetlights and parking lots to take advantage of the cost and energy savings offered by LED technology, the discarded fixtures and lamps must be recycled or disposed of properly. Most contain hazardous materials—like mercury—that not only make them an environmental liability, but also expose the company or municipality to the risk of penalty for improper handling and disposal.

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