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What Do You Know About Recycling Batteries?

Before you toss a used battery in the trash, you might want to consider where it will end up in the waste stream. Is that battery considered hazardous? Should you take it to a recycling center? See what you know about battery recycling, as well as some eco ways to avoid trashing them, when you take my quiz.


What Do You Know About Recycling Batteries?

AAA, AA, C, D, 6V, and 9V batteries are classified as . . .

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pinchbuggies pinchbuggies 8 years
I didn't know that those battery buttons were so hazardous tho! thanks for the info!
pinchbuggies pinchbuggies 8 years
This is so ironic becuz me & my man were just going thru this battery dilemma tonite! I had saved a couple of AA's & one was getting "yucky". the battery stuff was coming out & he threw it in the trash but I wasn't sure this was right! so I'm glad I went on sugar tonite & got the info we needed! now I don't feel so bad throwing batteries in the trash! thanks!
StephManc StephManc 8 years
I bet so many music greeting cards are thrown away. This should be more publicized. I had no idea they were hazardous! Hallmark should let the consumers know this.
emalove emalove 8 years
4/6--I had no idea about button batteries!
pdx pdx 8 years
BS Casasugar. Alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, etc) can and should be recycled. They aren't as toxic as other types, but throwing them in the trash is irresponsible.
danixk danixk 8 years
3/6 and one runs off of urine??
Txredd Txredd 8 years
5/6 not bad. Got to say I've not heard of the NoPoPo battery!
juliefischer juliefischer 8 years
Wow, 1/6, that was terrible! Atleast I learned something!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
2/6 but now I know!
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
3/6 :oops: But now I know!
sunshinepointe sunshinepointe 8 years
Clearly I know nothing about batteries. Great post, I'm more informed now :)
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