batteries are hazardous waste and must be disposed of in a special way.They contain heavy metals and carcinogens, and one only penlight batteries able to contaminate up to 20 sq.m.Soil, which is equivalent to the territory of the habitat of several thousand earthworms and a hedgehog.

Meanwhile, few people bother to include used batteries to local collection points, most batteries end its way to a conventional landfill, where they begin to poison the environment.After the destruction of the metal content of the battery shell penetrates into the soil and ground water and eventually falls into the water.And if the battery is at the incinerator, the it contains toxic materials deposited in the atmosphere.

Russia's first line of recycling batteries has been adjusted in Chelyabinsk at the company "Megapolisresurs" - that's where volunteers from all

over Russia and environmental organizations sent collected batteries.

In large cities and surrounding areas of proper battery disposal today is not such a big problem as before.Points receptions massively installed in most reputable supermarkets electronics and home appliances, major shopping centers and stores.Environmental enterprise, for example, the Moscow Center of saving resources and collect hazardous waste.

batteries, along with mercury lamps, can be attributed to some disinformation.Lists DEZov accepting hazardous waste, can be found on the Internet.

Increasingly impromptu reception centers created on the initiative of the residents in the entrances of apartment buildings.Installed boxes or containers as filling transported to an authorized collection point.

To find the nearest collection point for batteries, ask friends and acquaintances whether containers in local stores, or type in your question in the search engine and search the Internet.Search should be including social networks, in local eco-activist groups.