Earth Day

One of my coworkers, whom I occasional refer to as the SuperRepublican, has some very dramatic viewpoints. And while I only rarely agree with his sometimes radical political exaggerations, he is a pretty hilarious guy and I consider him a close friend.

Knowing that he would most certainly scoff at our recent Earth Day, I asked the SuperRepublican how he celebrated the holiday.

His response: “I threw some dead batteries into the regular trash.”

2 thoughts on “Earth Day

  • 4/25/2013 at 11:19 am

    I always feel quite guilty when throwing away batteries in the trash. But not guilty enough not to do it….

  • 4/26/2013 at 11:47 am

    Regular alkaline batteries ARE disposable with normal household waste. Most towns don’t even have recycling programs that will accept them as there is not a good, safe, cost effective way to recycle them. Rechargeable batteries like NiCd or Li-Ion on the other hand require special recycling. So, your coworker did nothing of consequence if he was talking about some Copper Tops…


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