Tag: batteries

  • Recycle Batteries, Antifreeze, Motor Oil, and Paint for Free

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    Fort Collins residents and businesses can now recycle batteries, antifreeze, motor oil and paint free of charge. The city’s Timberline Recycling Center, 1903 S. Timberline Road, will take the items at its hard-to-recycle materials yard. That facility is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The city is offsetting the previous fee with […]

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  • What Not To Recycle This Christmas in Tampa Bay

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    ‘Tis the season for holiday parties, mountains of wrapping paper and lots and lots of trash. Luckily, there are many items used around the holidays that can be recycled. There are also, however, just as many items that can’t be recycled at your local processing plant because they damage machines. Items like Christmas lights, ribbons […]

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  • Will Batteries Now be Made Out of Paper?

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    If biodegradable, paper-based batteries created at Binghamton University, State University of New York, become a reality and gain mass acceptance, it will be a huge step towards the efforts for a clean and pollution free environment. Such batteries will greatly reduce pollution, particularly in places like Hawaii where land is at a premium, and landfills […]

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  • Garbage Trucks Hybrids: The New Prius!

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    We’re obviously very interested in hybrid vehicles here at Ars Technica; our very first car review back in 2000 was on the then-new Honda Insight. But while we’ve covered the development of hybrid cars since then, we haven’t paid quite as much attention to other parts of the transportation sector. As it turns out, there’s […]

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