New Jersey is kicking off an education campaign called Avoid the Spark to try and prevent fires caused by rechargeable batteries being placed in the recycling stream with cans, bottles and paper. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE….recycle these batteries correctly. Go to the links in this post to learn more and please share with friends and neighbors.
For proper Battery Recycling please follow these steps:
Visit Call2Recycle’s locator to find a recycling location or take batteries your local household hazardous waste program.
Not sure what kind of battery you have? Check the Call2Recycle Battery I.D Guide.
For more information and resources on battery recycling contact call2recycle at: http://www.call2recycle.org
Call2Recycle Avoid the Spark press release.