Around the globe, governments have passed laws phasing out traditional #incandescent light #bulbs citing reasons tied to #environmental #sustainability. This presentation explores the topic through the lens of the most commonly cited alternative options: compact fluorescent lamps (#CFL) and light emitting diode (#LED) bulbs. The presentation examines the advantages and disadvantages of each option and evaluates other sustainable lighting options, such as #halogen light bulbs. Included is a cost/benefit analysis and the importance of recycling both CFL and LED light bulbs. From multiple perspectives. you will learn how easy or difficult it is to transition to these alternatives and #recycling them once they reach end-of-life.