batteries are put into rubbish bins and then taken to landfill sites.
There are lots of types of batteries, which can contain dangerous chemicals
(including lead, cadmium, zinc, lithium and even mercury).
batteries begin to rot away in landfill sites these chemicals may leak
into the ground which can cause soil and water pollution. This can be
harmful to animals, humans and the environment.
is a great way to help protect the environment. Each battery placed
in the recycling bin will be taken apart and the materials will be used
to make something new.
Use the following links to find:
which batteries can I recycle?
battery recycling symbols and the law