Softchoice has offered an office battery recycling service since 2009 at all of our offices and have had extreme success with our program! Employees areencouraged to bring in their used batteries from their home and Softchoice will dispose of them in an environmentally friendly way. This is done through a E-waste recycling company that our landlord provides. In addition to alkaline and recharge-ables, Softchoice also recycles laptop batteries.
In 2010 Softchoice collected approximately 350 used batteries, in addition to our 700 collected in 2009. That brings our total to over 1000 recycled batteries!
Here are some tips on starting up your own battery collection program at your office: [Read more…]