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Ask Charlie | May 21, 2010

Q: What do I do with my household batteries? - SEATTLE


A: Dear Shirley,

From flashlights to cell phones to hybrid cars, battery power has become an everyday essential for most Americans. Annually, more than three billion household batteries are sold in the United States, producing more than 125,000 tons of waste. Many batteries still contain toxic materials such as mercury and cadmium, which pose a threat to human health and the environment if not disposed of properly.


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Ask Charlie | May 21, 2010

Q: What do I do with my household batteries? - SHORELINE


A: Dear Shirley,

From flashlights to cell phones to hybrid cars, battery power has become an everyday essential for most Americans. Annually, more than three billion household batteries are sold in the United States, producing more than 125,000 tons of waste. Many batteries still contain toxic materials such as mercury and cadmium, which pose a threat to human health and the environment if not disposed of properly.

Here are some guidelines to help you identify and dispose of household batteries in Shoreline:


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Weekly Tips | March 05, 2012

Recharge!


If batteries are sold separately when buying electronic toys and other portable items that are used regularly, why not consider buying rechargeable batteries and a battery charger to go along with them? Click below for more tips on how to “take charge” of potential waste!


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Weekly Tips | June 24, 2013

Take Charge!


Have a drawer full of AAAs that no longer make the grade? Any plans for that vintage collection of used batteries? CleanScapes invites you to take charge by depositing your duds in an environmentally-friendly fashion. Turn a negative into a positive by clicking the link below!


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Weekly Tips | February 17, 2014

Re-Volt!


All stacked up with no place to go? If batteries are currently consuming more of your energy than they used to give, and you're not into AA, C, D heavy metal, then re-volt! While some batteries can go in the garbage, corrosion can lead to fire, so send your goods to their proper hoods. Hearing aid to car, you don't have to look far to re-volt responsibly!


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