Recycling batteries and cellphones has never been easier
Here’s an easy-to-use guide for recycling batteries and other items that we are commonly asked about. Just click on the information icons beside the products below, for more information on the products, their typical applications and how to recycle them.
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Single-use batteries are not reusable when they lose their charge. They are commonly found in remote controls, car keyless entry remotes, watches, pacemakers, hearing aids, memory backup fire alarm devices, military electronics, toys, etc.
Rechargeable batteries are commonly found in cordless power tools, cordless phones, laptops, cellphones, cameras, two-way radios, biomedical equipment, etc.
Cellphones and their batteries are one of the easiest electronics to recycle. They can be refurbished for resale or recycled and the materials used in new products.