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Stef Talks Trash

Episode 29: The Dangers of Lithium-Ion Batteries and Improper Disposal

The EPA recently released a report called An Analysis of Lithium-Ion Battery Fires in Waste Management and Recycling.

The report examined the 245 fires that occurred between 2013 and 2020 at 64 facilities. These facilities ranged from MRFs to landfills to transportation, including garbage trucks.

Join the conversation on this week's Stef Talks Trash as Linda Gabor, EVP of external relations, Call2Recycle, discusses the state of lithium-ion battery recycling and provides tips for safe disposal.


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