Episode 20: Confessions of an Alkaline-holic

Do you have a mountain of dead batteries that you’ve been trying to get rid of? Or maybe you feel a twinge of guilt every time you throw a dead battery in the trash? If you struggle with the dead battery dilemma, this episode is for you. Today, Keith and Mollie dive into your pile of dead batteries. Okay, not literally. Join them to learn what the EPA has to say about disposing of dead batteries along with some other great ideas from our friends at Earth911 and Call2Recycle. Plus, learn about Mollies adventures with the battery recycling box from Terracycle and other ways to get rid of batteries with Batteries Plus. Finally, learn about KW Plastics, a business that’s making use of old car batteries. And, spoiler alert: it’s not easy to get rid of dead batteries, so learn some of Keith and Mollie’s ideas for reducing battery use. As always, we’d love to hear your ideas, too. Just swing by our contact form to let us know how you’re solving your own battery dilemma.

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