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Re: [GreenYes] Batteries
Technically the alkalines are not hazardous and do not need to be recycled

Check with RBRC

Michele

At 05:24 PM 4/10/02 -0700, Ilana Gauss wrote:
>A message from Jill Boone of the County of San Mateo RecycleWorks:
>
>Recently, I've been told that the places that are accepting batteries
>are not *recycling* the alkalines. I'm interested to hear about any
>places that you use or refer people to that take the alkalines
>and if you've checked into what is being done with them....
>
>I'm posting to this list as I am looking for a local solution that we
>can promote and/or use. Thanks.
>
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>Ilana Gauss
>Recycling Outreach Specialist
>County of San Mateo RecycleWorks
>Hotline: (888) 442-2666   Phone: (650) 599-1468
>www.RecycleWorks.org
>
>3 R's Tip of the Week:
>Buy fewer disposable products. We know disposables are convenient. But 
>with the environment, convenience can take its toll.
>
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