08 Nov '11, 6am

Swap and save: The Home Depot's Christmas light trade-in event

Swap and save: The Home Depot's Christmas light trade-in event

Now that I’ve got that out of my system, some Christmas light-related news of note: As they’ve done for the past four years, The Home Depot has launched a special Christmas light trade-in event that gives energy-conscious holiday decorators a chance to finally retire their arsenal of electricity-guzzling, potentially fire hazard-y incandescent light strings (working or non-working, it doesn't matter) for coupons good for up to $5 off on certain LED holiday lights. The retired incandescent light strings are then shipped off to a zero-landfill recycling partner where they’ll be broken down by their component parts and used to create new products. Check out the video embedded below to see what happens to them.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/blogs/swap-and-save-...

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