Battery Recycling/Disposal: Solid Waste Section, August 17, 2015

(2015) Battery Recycling/Disposal: Solid Waste Section, August 17, 2015. Natural Resources, Department of

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Abstract

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), consumers use an average of six wireless products in their daily lives and cell phones are replaced every 18 to 24 months, all of which contain batteries. The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that there are currently 100 million cell phones ready for end of life management. This adds up to a considerable waste stream issue.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Sanitary, battery disposal, battery recycling, battery
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Waste disposal and hazardous sites
Natural resources and environment > Waste disposal and hazardous sites > Landfills
ID Code: 34998
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 28 Dec 2020 19:33
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2020 19:33
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/34998