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Common household item to be banned from every home in the UK from September

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The move has come as part of the UK's climate change plans. Sales of halogen light bulbs will be banned from September – with fluorescent alternatives to follow, the Department for Energy has confirmed.

Energy-saving labels will also be upgraded to make it easier for customers to choose the most efficient option, in a move that could save the average household £75 a year on utility bills.

The UK began phasing out the sale of higher-energy halogen light bulbs in 2018 and right now, around two thirds of bulbs sold in Britain are already LED.

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