To recycle or not to recycle: that is the question.
We all need to play a part in protecting the environment for ourselves and for future generations. Whether you’re biking to work or lugging plastic containers to the supermarket recycling bin, every little bit helps.
However, when it comes to recycling the items we use on a daily basis – from AA batteries to large appliances – how can we make sure we’re doing everything possible to protect the environment? We’re here to guide you through the recycling tide, product by product.
Sure, you could throw these worn-out little pods of energy into the trash and no one would be the wiser. But should you?
In the past, the most commonly used batteries were manufactured with mercury, posing a threat to landfills. Thankfully, today’s batteries are a far cry from the mercury-laden predecessors that lined the shelves prior to 1997. That’s when Congress passed the Mercury-Containing Battery Management Act, which phased out the mercury content in battery production
Since then, battery manufacturers have produced and sold mercury-free alkaline batteries, which soon became the norm. Today, the most common …read more
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