Recycling has never been more important and has quickly taken a spot in our daily life. Especially with people and organizations recognizing the impact recycling has on the environment and sustainability efforts. And while recycling materials like cardboard, glass, and plastics has quickly caught on; other recyclable materials, like batteries, are still being thrown in the trash. 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.
Battery recycling, it’s one of the best ways to protect the environment, conserve resources, and reduce our carbon footprint. But which battery technology is 99% recyclable — and which batteries are landfillable? Keep reading to find out!
Can you imagine living without the electronics and lifestyle that batteries make possible? We can’t. Batteries ushered in the modern era, from powering early homes and cars to making a wireless society and off-grid living possible.
The right batteries can deliver longer life, lower maintenance, and reduce costs – and help ensure you have power when you need it. But batteries aren’t made equal, and there is no one-size-fits-all technology. So how do you find out which batteries are best for your renewable energy/off-grid application? In this article for Solar Power World, Crown Battery’s John Connell, reveals what to look for in battery when it comes to off-grid and mobile living.