California Integrated Waste Management Board: Batteries


Subject:
California: Environment & Energy , Recycling and Reuse

Description:
As of February 2006 "all batteries are considered hazardous waste in California when they are discarded. ... All batteries must be recycled, or taken to a household hazardous waste disposal facility, a universal waste handler (e.g., storage facility or broker), or an authorized recycling facility." Includes links to databases with battery drop-off locations, country household hazardous waste sites, and related sites about rechargeable batteries and alternative power products.

Publisher:
California Integrated Waste Management Board

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/WPIE/Batteries/


PID= res:lii-20618