An LED tube consumes only about 30% of the power an FL tube needs
to produce an equivalent illumination.
poisonous substances in LED tubes
FL tubes and CFL lamps contain Mercury,
LED lamps are made of clean substances
Recycling of LED tubes is possible
While FL tubes and CFL lamps are hazardous waste and cannot be recycled;
LED tubes contain valuable raw material which can be re-used, e.g., Aluminum, PC, etc.
Led tubes save about 2/3 of the greenhouse gas an equivalent FL tube would create.
LED tubes live about 4 times as long as FL tubes, 50,000 hours instead of 10 to 15,000.