Recycling Batteries. How many batteries do you use?. As a school …. We, as a school, use more than [24 x number of pupils and staff] of batteries each year. Batteries are not for landfill. What are batteries made of?. Nickel Lead Cadmium Mercury Silver. How are batteries recycled?.
As a school … • We, as a school, use more than [24 x number of pupils and staff] of batteries each year
What are batteries made of? • Nickel • Lead • Cadmium • Mercury • Silver
What can you do? • Use the mains when possible. • Use rechargeable batteries and a battery charger. NOTE rechargeable batteries are not suitable for smoke alarms • Use renewable power – solar or wind-up power sources • Join in with battery recycling schemes
BatteryBack Web site – Post code container tool A user friendly tool that enables anybody to locate their nearest collection point for redundant Batteries. The site is automatically updated whenever a new site is secured. This aspect of the BatteryBack collection network has proven to be very popular with both retailers and local authorities, both of whom are keen to promote this recycling initiative. The map identifies by post code the nearest collection points and can also be used to access links to obtain details on the sites and their operators web sites.