Recycling Codes – Part 3: Batteries


Recycling codes for batteries are as follows:

#8 : Lead Acid Batteries (from automobiles)

#9: Alkaline Batteries (like Duracell and Eveready)

#10: Nickel-Cadmium Batteries, or NiCad (from electronics equipment, like telephones)

#11: Nickel-metal Hydride Batteries, or NiMH (see article from Wikipedia:

#12: Lithium Batteries, or Li-ion (or LIB) (see article from Wikipedia:

#13:  Silver Oxide Batteries (like those used in hearing aids, watches or computer clocks:

#14: Zinc-Carbon Batteries, or heavy duty batteries (These look like alkaline batteries:

For previous articles, see pages:


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