Urban Impact can develop a battery collection program for your organization. (Please note, we do not accept drop off batteries).
Batteries from electronic equipment such as laptops, cell phones and cameras often contain hazardous substances such as lead and cadmium. If not disposed of correctly, these can pollute landfill sites. As the use of battery-powered electronic devices increase, so too does the risk to our environment. Improper disposal of batteries introduces pollutants such as mercury, silver, lead, chromium, and cadmium into our ecosystem.
The Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) battery is one of the more hazardous batteries in terms of disposal. If used in landfills, the cadmium will eventually dissolve itself and the toxic substance will seep into the water supply, causing serious health problems.
Urban Impact’s battery recycling services comprehensive services are specifically designed to make battery recycling as easy and hassle-free as possible, while helping you protect the environment.
What batteries can be collected?
Batteries come in all shapes and sizes however; they can all be grouped into two categories – single use batteries and rechargeable batteries. Both types are used in many day-to-day office items and can be accepted in Urban Impact’s recycling program.
Urban Impact offers comprehensive services specifically designed to make battery recycling as easy and environmentally friendly as possible. We can tailor a battery recycling program for you depending upon the amount of batteries that you need to recycle. We’ll provide you with a 20 litre bin that will safely hold your battery recyclables.
You can be assured that any battery received by Urban Impact is handled in an environmentally sound manner.