Ikea ends sale of incandescent light bulbs
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 mandated that all US retailers stop selling incandescent light bulbs by 2012. If you’re like most people, you didn’t even remember that. But the Swedish retailing giant did and they’re the first major store to make the switch over to LED lamps, compact fluorescent lights, and halogen bulbs. In keeping with Ikea tradition, you will need to assemble all your new light bulbs with an Allen wrench and it will break almost instantly.
If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air. But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.
Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.
When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.