Learning Center Recycling Center: Prepaid Recycling HID Lamps Recycling light bulbs is a bright idea. When you use the Bulbs.com Recycling Program, it's an easy one, too! Whether it's fluorescent lamps, high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps or even ballasts, our prepaid return boxes help give you the greenlight on recycling. A recycling certficate for your bulbs or ballasts iseven available upon request. Here's how it works: HID Lamps We prefer to receive HID lamps intact. All precautions should be taken to eliminate breakage of lamps. Extra charges may result from excessive breakage. Please store lamps indoors and away from the elements. Boxes must be protected from rain and moisture. Extra charges may result from the shipment of wet boxes. Do not tape lamps together. This results in excess handling of lamps and additional charges. If a box of lamps breaks, place the entire box in a plastic bag immediately. DO NOT open the box. Close and seal the bag. Notify Bulbs.com of any broken lamps prior to shipment.