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===Batteries===
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==Batteries==
 
The following batteries can be brought to the [Recycling and Solid Waste Center]. If leaking, they should be placed in a plastic bag.  
 
The following batteries can be brought to the [Recycling and Solid Waste Center]. If leaking, they should be placed in a plastic bag.  
 
*Car batteries (Lead acid) (only 10 lead acid batteries per load)
 
*Car batteries (Lead acid) (only 10 lead acid batteries per load)
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Single-use alkaline batteries can be disposed of as trash.
 
Single-use alkaline batteries can be disposed of as trash.
  
===Powders===
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==Powders==
 
*Sawdust can be composted in a backyard compost pile or disposed of in the Press Bay Alley compost bins.  
 
*Sawdust can be composted in a backyard compost pile or disposed of in the Press Bay Alley compost bins.  
  
===Liquids===
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==Liquids==
 
*'''Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG)''' can be recycled at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center's FOG drop off area in a reusable container. Remove cooking oil from bottles and recycle the bottles.  
 
*'''Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG)''' can be recycled at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center's FOG drop off area in a reusable container. Remove cooking oil from bottles and recycle the bottles.  
  

Latest revision as of 22:22, 16 April 2019

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Batteries

The following batteries can be brought to the [Recycling and Solid Waste Center]. If leaking, they should be placed in a plastic bag.

  • Car batteries (Lead acid) (only 10 lead acid batteries per load)
  • Power tool batteries (Ni-cad)
  • Phone and laptop batteries (Lithium)
  • Rechargeable AA and AAA batteries (NiMH)
  • Rechargeable button batteries (common in watches and hearing aids)

Single-use alkaline batteries can be disposed of as trash.

Powders

  • Sawdust can be composted in a backyard compost pile or disposed of in the Press Bay Alley compost bins.

Liquids

  • Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG) can be recycled at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center's FOG drop off area in a reusable container. Remove cooking oil from bottles and recycle the bottles.