Batteries may produce the following potential problems or hazards:
- Pollute lakes and streams as the metals vaporize
- Contributes to heavy metal contamination of land and water
- May cause burns or irritation to eyes and skin
- Contains concentrations of lead and acid
So, whether you are replacing batteries in your I-Clicker or calculator, camera or laptop, please consider sorting from the rest of your trash and dropping them at the bookstore.