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  (, a long time online retailer of cell phone and other batteries, has recently met all of the Keep The Sierra Green guidelines, officially certifying it as a “green business.” According to Coryon Redd, the owner of, they have “a goal and moral imperative to minimize their negative impact on the planet.” To qualify for their official “Green Business” rating, has implemented multiple green practices such as a battery recycling program for all of their customers, waste recycling and reduction efforts, pollution prevention, and energy conservation policies.


    In an industry that is not known for being green friendly, is trying to ensure that the batteries they sell are eventually recycled responsibly. They strive to teach their customers why and how to dispose of used batteries and encourage them to do so with a successful battery exchange program. All customers are offered 20% off of their new battery purchase if they send in their old battery so that it can be disposed of safely and responsibly.


    For more information on battery recycling and how to dispose of batteries, go to the recycling and exchange program at, contact your local Department of Household Hazardous Waste, or go to to find a drop off center near you.


    To participate in the recycling program, old batteries can be mailed to:

    Attn: Recycling Program
    1020 Whispering Pines Suite F
    Grass Valley, CA 95945

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