Battery Recycling

Did you know that California is the only state in which it is illegal to put batteries in the trash? And that’s any kind of battery, single-use or rechargeable. Batteries contain hazardous materials, and should by no means end up in the landfill. Find an HHW (Household Hazardous Waste) facility near you and drop them off. Or find a mail-in program. There are many websites that promote safe battery disposal. Here are just a few:

http://www.batteryrecycling.com/

http://earth911.com/recycling/

http://www.recyclenow.org/toxics/house_batteries.asp