Patrick Bell, left, with Living Green in Pine Bluff gives a sack of energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs to Sharon Hardin at a booth set up in the Pine Bluff Civic Center parking lot Tuesday. Funding by the U.S. Department of Energy was used to purchase the bulbs and hand them out to city residents to help people think more about how saving energy can be done in their daily lives. Special to The Commercial/William Harvey
The city of Pine Bluff began distributing CFL energy efficient light bulbs free to residents Tuesday in the Living Green in Pine Bluff program.
Mayor Carl A. Redus Jr. announced the program last week to give light bulbs to more than 1,500 households in Pine Bluff.
Living Green began handing out light bulbs at a booth set up in the Pine Bluff Civic Center parking lot Tuesday.
Light bulbs will be distributed from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Thursday this week and on Dec. 26-28. The distribution will be moved to city council chambers if inclement weather occurs.
Residents will need to bring proof that they live in Pine Bluff. Bulbs will be handed out on a first come, first served basis.