Battery Recycling

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Battery Recycling Through ABEL Plumbing & Heating

Able is now able to accept household batteries for recycling through The Big Green Box, a nationwide program that offers companies, consumers, municipalities, and other generators an easy way to recycle their batteries and portable electronic devices. Certified recycling for all batteries commonly used around the home and office. This product is perfect for batteries from your remote control, wireless mouse, laptop, cell phone or even your old power tools.

Just stop by Abel and drop off your household batteries, and we will do the rest! Be sure to check the list below to make sure the batteries you are dropping off can be recycled through this system. Give us a call at 505-205-8409 if you have any questions.

Materials Accepted

Battery box
Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Nickel Cadmium (NiCad)
Lithium Metal (non-rechargeable)
Lithium Ion (rechargeable)
Silver Oxide
Zinc Carbon
Small sealed lead acid (Non-Spillable)
Portable Electronics (i.e. cell phones, laptops, PDA's, cameras, TV · remotes, calculators)

Prohibited Batteries

Batteries containing electrolytes (i.e. auto or motorcycle batteries)
Li-Ion batteries with the rated capacity of more than 60Wh's per individual cell or 300Wh's per battery pack.
Lithium metal batteries containing more than 5 grams of lithium content per individual cell or 25 grams per battery pack
Low production or prototype (less than 1000 cells produced annually)
Damaged, defective or recalled batteries