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Free Energy-Saving Light Bulbs, a Free Water Savings Kit

  • When Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 11 a.m.
    Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 11 a.m.
    Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 11 a.m.
  • Where Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA Map | Website
  • Age limit All ages
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  • Cost Free

The city of San Diego and SDG&E invite you to trade in your old incandescent light bulbs for an equal number of new, energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and receive 2-for-1 “same day” admission to the Birch Aquarium.

And, if you bring in expired CFLs, they will be properly recycled. In California, CFLs cannot be discarded in the regular trash or the City’s blue recycling bins, due to the trace amount of mercury contained in the bulbs.

New this year: Receive a free reusable grocery bag filled with an energy efficient lowflow showerhead, two bathroom faucet aerators and one kitchen faucet aerator from SDG&E. All you have to do is complete a brief form under the SDG&E tent.

• Exchange up to five incandescent light bulbs for CFLs (while suppplies last).
• CFLs produce about 75 percent less heat so they're cooler and safer to operate; and they use about 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and last up to 10 times longer.
• Bring a valid California ID and/or your SDG&E bill. You must be an SDG&E customer to participate.

If you’re thinking about making energy-efficiency improvements to your home, find out about available rebates from SDG&E to help you go green and save green. For more information, visit

Offer is limited to 5 bulbs and one therm savings kit (consisting of one low-flow showerhead and 3 aerators) per household per year. These programs may be modified or terminated without prior notice. SDG&E makes no representation as to the safety, reliability and/or efficiency of the lightting equipment or components. SDG&E makes no warranty either express or implied, including warranty of merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose, use or application of the lighting equipment or components. This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by SDG&E, under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.

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