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Recycling Alkaline Batteries Answered

It has always bothered me when I disposed of spent alkaline batteries ( having 3 children , can add up to a lot of batteries per year).And there are no local or state programs for recycling these types of batteries where I live. I recently found a company that recycles all types of batteries and electronic waste by mail @ a reasonable cost. They also offer a municipal program for your town.

http://www.batteryrecycling.com/new+iRecycle+kits

check it out , it`s worth the 5 minutes that it`ll take you.

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11010010110
11010010110

12 years ago

connect some in series to take the last bit of power out of them thats good to light LEDs etc

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Plasmana
Plasmana

12 years ago

You can recharge them.

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Plasmana
Plasmana

Reply 12 years ago

Oh...

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11010010110
11010010110

12 years ago

The alka's recharge not bad at all Use resistor to minimize current to very low levels so they won't heat (and leak or explode as result)

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pickford78
pickford78

12 years ago

Rechargables.... saves the earth and money.

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

12 years ago

Save them, ALWAYS. No matter what, I always save 9volt batteries for some reason..

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dolabil66
dolabil66

Reply 12 years ago

well for myself ,I was glad to finally find a place to recycle these...there are to many things that can be recycled that still are not