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

Stefanie Valentic, Editorial Director

August 19, 2021

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.


About the Author(s)

Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director, Waste360

Stefanie Valentic is the editorial director of Waste360. She can be reached at [email protected].


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