According to Call2Recycle, a no-cost battery and cellphone recycling program offered in the US and Canada, the average person uses at least six battery-powered electronic products every day. In the case of Razor riders, those products might include battery-powered vehicles like our Hoverboards, Electric Scooters, Turbo Jetts, and others. Our batteries are designed to last, but what happens to them when they’ve given all they’ve got and it’s time to replace them?
Luckily, Razor products are designed to make battery replacement quick and easy. But what to do with the old battery? You can’t just toss ‘em in the trash! In many states, it’s actually illegal to throw batteries in your household trash. In fact, lithium-ion battery packs, like the ones used in many Razor products, must be recycled or disposed of in an environmentally safe manner by a federal or state approved lithium-ion battery recycler.
Okay, so how do you find one of those? Flashback to Call2Recycle, the group that collects and recycles rechargeable batteries in the US and Canada – for FREE! In line with Razor USA’s continued focus on eco-friendly practices, Razor has partnered with Call2Recycle® to help divert batteries from the waste stream by responsibly recycling them, helping to keep potentially hazardous materials out of landfills and conserve valuable natural resources. That’s right, Razor product batteries are recyclable. Razor customers simply visit Call2Recycle’s web site to find a convenient drop-off location to responsibly recycle their used batteries.
Easy, right? Plus, you’re doing your part to help keep our environment clean and safe. Call2Recycle accepts the Li-Ion and Small Sealed Lead Acid rechargeable batteries that power most Razor products as well as many other types of batteries. They also offer recycling programs for Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Zinc batteries.
Just call them at 800.822.8837 or browse the Call2Recycle website to find your local drop-off site, which includes retailers like The Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Staples, and drop your batteries at that site, no charge. With more than 34,000 collection sites across the US and Canada, there’s a drop off site within 10 miles of 81% of North American residents, so there’s probably one close to you. Now there’s really no excuse for not recycling your batteries!
According to Call2Recycle, there are more than 322 million wireless phones, tablets, and e-readers in use in the U.S., with that number expected to double by 2020. Diverting your Razor product batteries can help keep millions of tons of potentially harmful heavy materials out of our landfills. Yes, MILLIONS! Since 1996, Call2Recycle has kept more than 110 million pounds of batteries out of North American landfills. Razor has partnered with the group to help make sure that the batteries we’ve introduced into the marketplace are being disposed of properly and kept out of landfills, too. Help us out and call Call2Recycle today!
Here is a list of Razor products by their battery type:
12V Sealed Lead Acid Battery
|Crazy Cart Shift|
|Crazy Cart XL|
|Dirt Quad 500|
|Dirt Rocket MX 350|
|Dirt Rocket MX 500|
|Dirt Rocket MX 650|
|Dirt Rocket SX500 McGrath|
|DXT Electric Drift Trike|
|E100 Electric Scooter|
|E200/E200S Electric Scooter|
|E300/E300S Electric Scooter|
|E90/Power Core E90 Electric Scooter|
|EcoSmart Metro Electric Scooter|
|Ground Force/Ground Force Drifter/GFD Fury|
|Pocket Mod Bellezza|
|Power Core E100 Electric Scooter|
|RX200 Electric Scooter|
Lithium Ion Battery
|Hovertrax 2.0/Hovertrax 2.0 DLX|