With the support of Green Fee, a pilot battery recycling program has begun at the University of Texas at Austin!
Please drop off any used/unwanted batteries in the battery buckets on the 4th floor of RLM or the Office of Sustainability in the SSB!
134.55 lbs. MORE BATTERIES recycled for a total of 621.2 lbs. of batteries recycled this Spring semester!
80.95 lbs. MORE of batteries recycled for a total of 486.65 lbs. of batteries recycled this Spring semester!
2 battery buckets have been placed in the RLM 4th Floor as well as the SSB 1st Floor, so please bring in any batteries that need to be recycled, except rechargeables!
Thank you so much for recycling batteries at the Office Supply Swap yesterday! We have collected an AMAZING 405.7 pounds of batteries!
37.35 lbs. MORE batteries collected from Kinsolving for a GRAND TOTAL of over 388 lbs. batteries collected this semester!
Over 351 lbs. of batteries recycled TOTAL this Fall 2013 semester!
Thank you so much for all your help!
Battery collection buckets will be back at RLM(4th Floor) and SSB(1st Floor) the week of January 13th, 2014!
Thank you so much to everyone who stopped by our booth and played our battery trivia game!
We hope you learned something new about battery recycling, enjoyed the battery-shaped chocolate chip cookies, and kept the pen to remind you to recycle your batteries at RLM and SSB!
162 more pounds of batteries recycled for a GRAND TOTAL of over 288 pounds of batteries recycled!
Join us on Wednesday, October 16th between 10am-3pm on the SAC lawn(between SAC and Gregory Gym)!
Bring batteries, cells phones, and ink cartridges to recycle!
- Russia and Europe try to tackle their battery problem, proving the international significance of battery recycling:
- http: //www.recyclinginternational.com/recycling-news/7376/e-waste-and-batteries/russia/st-petersburg-sets-battery-example
- http: //www.recyclinginternational.com/recycling-news/7378/e-waste-and-batteries/europe/eu-battery-collection-target-039-too-ambitious-039
- Battery recycling is important, so please recycle your batteries!