Quantcast

Latest Battery recycling Stories

2014-06-17 23:01:20

Detroit area based Battery Giant has announced that it has agreements in place with franchisees to open stores in 3 new markets, including: Orlando, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and East Lansing, Michigan later this year. Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Detroit area based Battery Giant has announced that it has agreements in place with franchisees to open stores in 3 new markets, including: Orlando, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and East Lansing, Michigan later this year. Battery...

2014-06-16 08:29:24

Global awareness campaign highlights product safety around the world OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada is joining governments from around the world to highlight product safety and related issues during International Product Safety Week 2014, from June 16 to 20. This year's theme is button battery safety. Each year dozens of children in Canada visit emergency rooms after unintentionally ingesting button-type batteries. These small, coin shaped batteries that power many...

2014-05-22 23:13:39

Ozark Electronics has been recognized for partnering in Call2Recycle’s recycling program. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Ozark Electronics has been recognized for partnering in Call2Recycle’s recycling program. To date, in partnership with Call2Recycle, Ozark Electronics has recycled over 106,000 pounds of nickel cadmium, lithium ion, and lead acid batteries. Call2Recycle has been pleased with Ozark’s efforts - "Our continued success could not have been achieved without you. Ozark...

2014-04-22 23:11:22

Long-running environmentally responsible program by LaptopBatteryExpress.com offers consumers an instant $5 off replacement laptop battery purchase in return for a pledge to recycle the old battery. Grafton, OH (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The widespread use of laptop batteries has helped create environmental concerns about toxicity and heavy metal pollution when discarded in landfills. Being green-minded, LaptopBatteryExpress.com has encouraged consumers to recycle by offering a $5 off coupon...

2014-04-20 23:00:23

Earth Day 2014 will mark the roll out of Michigan-based Battery Giant’s new community-focused free battery recycling program. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Environmentally conscious residents know that household batteries need to be recycled, but most recycling centers do not accept Alkaline, Sealed Lead Acid, Lithium, and other battery types because of their chemical components. “While 97% of automotive batteries are recycled, less than 20% of household batteries are...

2013-07-17 23:00:50

Battery Giant recently celebrated the opening of their newest retail battery store in Austin, TX with a bash that included catering for guests, free battery giveaways, prizes, a live band, and the opportunity to help customers in need. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Battery Giant recently celebrated the opening of their newest retail battery store in Austin, TX with a bash that included catering for guests, free battery giveaways, prizes, a live band, and the opportunity to help...

2013-05-09 23:04:17

Toxco Waste Management Ltd. gives battery recycling and transportation presentation to international community at latest NATO conference. Trail, BC (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 On April 17, 2013, Toxco Waste Management Ltd. (“Toxco”) made a presentation to the NATO (“North Atlantic Treaty Organization”) Transportation of Dangerous Goods Group, in Brussels, Belgium. After more than a decade-long presence of NATO forces in Afghanistan, a large accumulation of spent lithium...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related