Recycling of many materials, like cardboard, glass, and plastic, has been increasingly encouraged over the years as people and organizations recognize its impact on the environment and sustainability efforts. For spent materials like used batteries, the possibility of recycling is especially important to consider, given their hazardous composition. Yet not all batteries are created equal. In this blog, we explore which batteries are recyclable and the best way to dispose of them.
Being “green,” or environmentally friendly, may seem like just another trend that has been getting attention from businesses and individuals alike. While it’s true that renewable energy has made huge advances since the early 2000s, it’s actually nothing new. Human civilization and renewable energy have developed hand in hand since early humans learned to control fire, and it is this deep history that we have to build on as we move into a cleaner, greener future.