If you don’t have a rechargeable battery for your hearing aid, how do you dispose of your old ones? Did you know there is a recycling program that is a free an easy way to get rid of your old batteries?
Call2Recycle has over 20 years of experience collecting old batteries and keeping them out of landfills. All you have to do is drop off your old batteries at one of their 9,000+ locations across Canada.
5 tips for recycling with Call2Recycle:
- Prep your batteries with a bag or tape. Bag each battery in a clear plastic bag before placing it in a storage container. Or, tape the terminals with clear packing, non-conductive electrical or duct tape, keeping the label visible.
- Store the batteries in a cool, dry place.
- If you see a swollen or bulging battery, immediately put it in a non-flammable material like sand or kittle litter and store it in a cool, dry place. Don’t throw it away!
- Recycle within six months, ensuring the batteries are bagged or taped.
- Spread the word about battery recycling!The best way to ensure batteries don’t fill our landfills is to not put them there in the first place. Let’s do our part to ensure that our batteries are disposed of properly.
Locate a drop off location near you today!