Do you have loose or damaged batteries?
To safeguard our customers and employees from the risks associated with lithium-ion batteries, follow these instructions to ready them for collection and recycling.
Laptop Batteries - Lithium-ion (Li-ion) - Loose, Damaged, Bloated or Swollen.
- Fire hazards: Lithium-ion batteries can pose a serious fire risk. When damaged, short-circuited, or heated, these batteries may undergo a process called thermal runaway, which can result in fire or even explosion. This risk remains even after the battery has been thrown away, which is why discarded batteries can sometimes cause landfill fires.
A Better Way Computer Recycling accepts the following battery types and chemistries for recycling.
- Laptop - Lithium Ion
- Cell Phone - Lithium Ion
- Universal Interruptible Battery Backup System or UPS - Lead Acid