Scientists find an A-Peel-ing way to extract metal from batteries

Fruit + Battery

Battery disposal is one of the most important rules when it comes to the managing a successful waste stream. Not only do batteries pose an environmental threat to our landfills, they consume valuable landfill space and can even combust resulting in fires.

Scientists in Singapore have discovered another reason why you should recycle batteries - they can contain precious metals that can be used to create new batteries! Check out the article below for the full scoop and remember, our four FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers accept a variety of batteries from OC residents!