As part of our ongoing mission to combat needless landfill waste we’re pleased to introduce the latest addition to the EcoBin family: Battery Recycling Bins for offices, schools and other workplaces. More than once in recent articles we’ve covered the issue of E-Waste and how most of it still needlessly ends up in landfill. Batteries make up a significant and growing part of the E-Waste stream. Behind the growing number of batteries finding their way to our bins is our insatiable demand for new, more convenient types technology: devices that run on cordless power and which communicate wirelessly.
Why Bother Recycling Batteries?There are two strong reasons for keeping batteries out of landfill: 1) Many batteries contain metals that are toxic and have the potential do long term damage to the environment: