Our bright idea for Australian Recycling Week Share this article

Did you know you shouldn’t put CFL bulbs in your general waste?

However they can't be included in your normal council recycling collection. 96% of bulbs end up in landfill resulting in mercury leaching into the ground and valuable resources being wasted.

It is Australian National Recycling Week, which aims to bring a national focus to the environmental benefits of recycling. So we are launching our mixed globe recycling service for our clients in our Australian offices.

The service will be available throughout the year, so if you are coming for a meeting, attending one of our CPD events or in the area, please drop off your used bulbs from home.

We then send these to Lamp recyclers where the four main elements recovered from bulbs are typically recycled as:

  • Glass - glass wool insulation
  • Aluminium - Aluminium ingots that are used in industry for a variety of applications
  • Phosphor Powder - Bulking agent for fertiliser
  • Mercury - Dental amalgam (fillings)


Please note that we will only accept domestic bulbs and quantities and reserve the right to withdraw this service without notice.

 

 



14 Nov 2013

Back to news article

Careers

Our people sit at the very heart of what we do at Cundall. Our mission is to provide great opportunities for great people, create fantastic built environments and leave a positive legacy for our communities.

It is the knowledge and expertise of our people which helps us to do this; our commitment to recruiting and nurturing great talent is what has made us successful for the last 40 years and it remains critical to our future plans.

At Cundall, we place special importance on our early careers professionals (graduates, apprentices, interns and more), understanding that they are the future of our business and the key to our long-term, sustainable growth. 

Learn more about we do and how you can build your career at Cundall
Sectors

Cundall's expertise extends to all major markets, so we have a deep understanding of the specific issues, constraints and opportunities facing our clients' market sectors.

Our team of creative engineers draw on our accumulated knowledge to devise the best possible solutions for your project in a fully integrated and cost-effective way.

About us

Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.