Recycling or discarding of batteries in a responsible manner, is the only way to ensure harmful batteries do not end up in landfills. The problem of batteries in landfills is in fact one of the easiest to solve.
- You can use rechargeable batteries which will significantly reduce the number of batteries which end up in landfills.
- You can make sure that the rechargeable batteries you use are recyclable.
- You can take some very simple steps to sure that your batteries end up with a reputable company that guarantees safe recycling methods.
Rechargeable batteries can be used again and again, up to 1,000 times. One rechargeable cell can replace up to 300 throwaway batteries, keeping the landfill free not only from the batteries themselves, but also from the paper and plastic materials that are used to package them.
Rechargeable batteries can be used again and again, up to 1,000 times. One rechargeable cell can replace up to 300 throwaway batteries. This keeps landfills fee of the batteries as well as the paper and plastic used to package them.
Consider switching rechargeable batteries now.
We find that Nickel-Zinc is the most recyclable battery chemistry on the market. Unlike many other materials, both nickel and zinc can be recycled again and again while maintaining their physical and chemical properties, This is because there remains the same amount of each element at the end of a particular product cycle as at the beginning.
PowerGenix batteries are certified as recyclable by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Coalition (RBRC), a nonprofit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries. The batteries can be recycled at more than 50,000 RBRC collection sites in the U.S. and Canada.
To responsibly dispose of your rechargeable batteries really is as easy as 1-2-3:
- Find your rechargeable batteries that are dead or almost dead.
- Find a recycling location (zip code easy locator).
- Drop off your dead batteries.
- You’re done. It’s that simple!
The store will ship the rechargeable batteries and cell phones to the Call2Recycle facility.