Make Sure Your Solar Lights Are Good to the Environment After Their Useful Days are Over
In honor of Earth Day, we’re updating a very important article: how to properly dispose of rechargeable batteries, solar and low-voltage lights and both solar and electric fountains.
These and other products contain components that are considered to be “household hazardous waste” and require special care when their useful days are over.
You’ve been good to the environment (and your pocketbook) by choosing solar. The question: how to stay green when disposing of solar lights and their components?
And low-voltage lights, electric and solar pumps and pest control products? They also need special care after they’ve outlived their usefulness.
Nothing lasts forever, not even the best quality solar or electric garden products. And when their useful lifespan is over, many components must be recycled or disposed of properly… Read on our faster on-store blog
Recycling Happens…One Way or the Other!
We’re working on a post about household hazardous materials (because April or May is when most counties or municipalities that have regular household haz-mat capabilities have special collections.
Household Haz-Mat disposal is completely different and far more important than regular recycling. We know that a lot of people don’t recycle, though few will admit). Okay: I admit I don’t always recycle for a variety or reasons including laziness or I’m in a rush.
I also know that if I don’t put my recyclables into a separate bin, somebody else is going to sort through my trash. And not just because the lack of a recycle bin targets my garbage cans for dumpster divers, most of looking for deposit bottles but that they could also find things that are private. So, if you think recycling is a nuisance, here are some things to consider.