Environmental Protection

Recycling Power Tool Batteries Can Be Profitable

DeWALT, an industrial power tools manufacturer, will give a $10 discount on battery purchases to anyone who recycles any power tool battery at one of its 87 service centers (www.dewalt.com/us/service/center_finder.asp) during National Power Tool Battery Recycling Month.

The company had a similar promotion in October 2008 and collected more than 23,500 pounds of rechargeable batteries. With millions of professional contractors using its cordless tools, DEWALT is making it easier for users to recycle and aid in helping the environment.

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation, a non-profit public service organization, has provided recycling bins for the promotion. to place in each of its 87 service centers. Users can recycle nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, and lithium ion batteries from any battery manufacturer at the service centers.

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