We use every day batteries in devices which do our life better and more convenient, and then simply we throw out them in a garbage can and we don't suspect what harm we do ourselves.
We have understood as it is correct to use batteries why they can't be thrown out and that needs to be done with the accumulators which have served the term.
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That the battery worked longer, before installation wipe contacts of the device with a clean eraser or a rigid rag.
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Batteries can leak or on them the crystal raid will act if them or the device in which they are to leave on a heat. In that case they should be taken out only in gloves not to get chemical burn of skin.
The symbol with the crossed-out trash can means that the battery is subject to reuse and it can't be thrown out in a trash can together with other waste at all.
If you burn garbage on the seasonal dacha, then don't throw the battery into a fire. The danger is not only that the battery can explode, but also in release of dioxine when burning. Remember that effect of dioxine and caustic smoke by 67 000 times surpasses harm of cyanide and is the reason of cancer diseases.
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In batteries rather poisonous contents which can leave a chemical burn on skin, and at hit in eyes — to lead to full loss of sight. Don't open and don't break batteries as their contents at contact with the oxygen which is contained in air can heat up and ignite.
Every time when you want to throw out the battery, you remember that only one small battery can pollute heavy metals about 20 sq.m of the earth and 400 l of water. Under the influence of atmospheric factors the battery collapses, and her dangerous contents get to the soil and ground waters. Even the subsequent boiling of water doesn't allow to get rid of harmful chemical compounds which can get to your organism then completely.
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Batteries need to be handed over in specialized collection points or shops in which they are on sale. Large networks, for example IKEA, install special containers in which it is possible to put batteries and old accumulators from household appliances.
In EU countries by production of batteries in their cost the percent on utilization is put. The buyer in shop can hand over old batteries and receive a discount for new. Money can be gained also for the served automobile accumulators which acquire some service centers for further processing.
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For a victory in a school competition the father with the son have made own boxes for collecting batteries and have agreed with shops about their installation. The first place in a competition has been guaranteed as in three weeks in boxes 1400 batteries were gathered.
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Neighbors of one of housing estates have voted and have together installed huge "battery" for collecting hazardous household waste.
And this poster was drawn by employees of one of shops of electronics.
And what are you doing with the used batteries and accumulators?
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