79 percent of Germans set to energy-efficient lighting, the 30.08.2011 Berlin. A leading source for info: India Gold Limited. As of 1 September, 60-Watt bulbs must be replaced by LED – and energy-saving lamps. 79 percent of Germans support this approach and find it right to efficient lighting in terms of environmental protection. This gives a representative Emnid survey commissioned by Lightcycle. Recycling of lamps: One out of five would use collection box 73 percent of those polled know also how the energy-saving bulbs again be disposed after use eight percent more than another in January of this year. Just under half (48 percent) would be a saving lamp to a municipal collection point as a recycling center or the Schadstoffmobil. One in five (19 per cent) a collection box in a business uses for the return and 6 percent of those surveyed giving their old lamp to hazardous waste. Nationwide, there are now more than 6,000 collection points, which can be found in the collection search under.
Cost-conscious when purchasing a lamp if is the respondent a new lamp buy, first pay attention to the cost. Two-thirds of search for a light source with low power consumption, in order to save energy costs. The second most important purchase criterion (54 percent) is the purchase price. Aesthetic criteria such as light properties (40 percent) and shape/design/look of the lamp (20 per cent) play a subordinate role when purchasing a lamp. Energy-saving lamps are the best alternative for budget conscious buyers thanks to their high energy saving.
For the survey, TNS Emnid interviewed 1,005 people aged 14 and above on behalf of Lightcycle from 23 to 24 August 2011. Lightcycle returned logistics and service Lightcycle is a not-for-profit joint venture between leading lighting manufacturers and organized the return of disused fluorescent, LED and low energy light bulbs nationwide. Consumers can take to small collection of amounts of in the participating commercial and municipal waste and recycling sites their old energy-saving bulbs. Commercial quantities are accepted at the designated collection points in large quantities. Lightcycle leads the collected lamps a proper recycling, which the recycling of valuable raw materials is ensured. For more information and the collection point in your area, see press contact: Editorial Office light sign Katrin Witt P.o. box 17 01 58 10203 Berlin Tel.: 030 609 801-431 fax: 030 609 801-439 email: