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Stop! Recycle Those Old Batteries!

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Adeniji Kayode
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What is new about Recycling
Adeniji Kayode   12/13/2014 3:12:04 AM
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Nice article, what I found new here is not the recycling but the mindfulness to get your old battery recycled.

_hm
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More instructions
_hm   12/13/2014 4:07:46 PM
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In general, USA lags far behind in recycling concept - say as compare to Germany. I would say two decades or so and not sure but the lag is growing. It is not only battery or dry cell but so many other things, for example oil and many more.

USA needs to work very hard - education, home culture, city by-laws and much more.

But this is very good effort.

 

_hm
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More instructions
_hm   12/13/2014 4:12:04 PM
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Keep them in poly bag or zip bag. Keep big poly bag inside cardboard box so old leakage, poisonous substance, does not touch other surface or kids and pets. May employ disposable gloves, when handling very old battery.

Alos, like in picture, do not keep them near coffee maker and food items. Keep them desgnated area.

 

tirlapur
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Re: More instructions
tirlapur   12/14/2014 7:14:33 AM
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@hm: Batteries should be properly disposed if the proper recycling is not available. Most people don't follow these instructions and they even let batteries get in contact with water.

tirlapur
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tirlapur   12/14/2014 7:20:13 AM
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"In general, USA lags far behind in recycling concept - say as compare to Germany. I would say two decades or so and not sure but the lag is growing. It is not only battery or dry cell but so many other things, for example oil and many more.

USA needs to work very hard - education, home culture, city by-laws and much more.

But this is very good effort."

Actually most of the developed countries are the actual sources of all kinds of pollution and they must take all kinds of disposal methods and carrying these out needs proper education among the masses. America is ignorant because the masses are ignorant.

Hailey Lynne McKeefry
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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   12/15/2014 7:28:39 PM
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The US is behind, but we are doing better. In my neighborhood, you can now put a bag of used batters on the top of the recylcing can--and it will get taken to the recyling center. I also see more outlets that take used batteries. The key to success is making it both easy and clear to end users about the process. People want to do the right thing, but they won't spend hours researching how to do it. It has to be easy adn clear.

_hm
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_hm   12/16/2014 5:54:16 PM
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@Hailey: Your local municipal or other similar local authority should yearly send you detail printed literature for how to recylcle all diferent materials. Also, for searching, easy way is to search on local municipal authority web site for recycling requirement.



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