[ale] Laptop battery disposal

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 17:06:22 EDT 2021

I was going to suggest any old dumpster filled with paper, cardboard, flammable liquids, but watching water appear to burn wins hands down.

On April 16, 2021 4:10:18 PM EDT, Solomon Peachy via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 07:43:29PM +0000, Steve Tynor via Ale wrote:
>> I just replaced a swollen battery in my old macbook pro and now need
>> dispose of the old one.  Any advice on somewhere local I can drop it
>> (NW Atlanta/Tucker area).
>Cut it in half, drop it in a bucket of water, and after a few seconds
>toss in a match and watch the water burn! 
>LiIon isn't inhernetly toxic, just highly volatile.
>But that said, any hardware store (or Best Buy, last time I set foot in
>one) accepted old LiIon batteries.
> - Solomon
>Solomon Peachy			      pizza at shaftnet dot org (email&xmpp)
>                                     @pizza:shaftnet dot org   (matrix)
>High Springs, FL                      speachy (freenode)

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