Batteries And The Environment

Batteries are made from a variety of chemicals to power their reactions. Some of these chemicals, such as nickel and cadmium, are extremely toxic and can cause damage to humans and the environment. In particular, they can cause soil and water pollution and endanger wildlife. Production, transportation and distribution of batteries consumes natural resources, and contributes to an [...]

2017-10-11T08:36:33+00:00October 11th, 2017|Recycling|Comments Off on Batteries And The Environment

It Takes Up To 1 Million Years For Glass To Decompose

If you didn’t know it before, you do know. And some plastics can take up to 1000 years decompose. Landfill areas contain many different types of dry recyclable materials like these. Chlorinated plastic can release harmful chemicals into the surrounding soil, which can then seep into groundwater or other surrounding water sources and also the ecosystem. This can cause [...]

2017-09-05T06:06:54+00:00September 5th, 2017|Recycling|Comments Off on It Takes Up To 1 Million Years For Glass To Decompose