Consumers Have a Role to Play in Reducing Michigan’s E-Waste

Large Michigan businesses, especially manufacturers, are already required to have a policy in place for recycling batteries and electronics. Individuals are exempt from these requirements, and yet American consumers throw away more than three billion batteries each year.

That’s a lot of toxic waste flowing into our air, water, and soil. It’s also an awful lot of materials which could be salvaged and reused.  

And even if Michigan consumers are exempt from recycling requirements, many residents still want to do their part.

So what stops them?More