Category Archives: Recycling Technology

Tape 'Em Up!

by Jordan Dashow
Remember to tape your batteries when you recycle them!
Regulations now require you to tape batteries (with clear, electrical, duct or masking tape) at both ends before recycling them. This regulation is meant to help prevent several problems during battery transportation, including fires. Batteries have been known to cause more »

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Where Does Your Trash and Recycling Go Exactly?

by Dawn Quirk
The Dirty Search for Answers
That’s a question many of us cannot answer. Leaves you a little unsettled, doesn’t it? For Karin Landsberg, a self-deemed “eco-geek” and transportation planner for Washington State, it had been too long wondering. Working together with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , she began more »

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