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Old 12-21-03, 02:05 PM
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How do you dispose of old laptop batteries?

I don't think I can just throw 'em in the trash.

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Throw them in a fire
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http://www.rbrc.org/consumer/index.html
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Re: How do you dispose of old laptop batteries?

Originally posted by Toad
I don't think I can just throw 'em in the trash.
No, not your trash. Toss it in the neighbor's trash.

Seriously, I take them to my Home Depot for recycling or proper disposal. Not only laptop or other rechargeable batteries but they accept all types of batteries. Nice list, Copenhagen.
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yeah, but that site tells you to drop it off and buy a new one while you're at that store!
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Best Buy has a set of bins inside the front door that accepts used batteries.
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Your neighbor's neighbor's trash!

Any recycling place will do but i'm pretty sure that any Staples/Office Depot etc have 'em.
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Cool, thanks everyone!!
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Some cities will also sponsor a "household hazardous waste roundup" where you can drop off stuff like used motor oil & paint. They will also accept batteries.
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No fire, it's fun for the the holidays, plus the radioactive glow from the fireplace will enlighten all that see it!

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