Bulb Eater Lamp Crusher Saves University $20,000

In April 2009 AirCycle.com ran an article about the use of the Bulb Eater by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In the article we discussed how crushing lamps with the machine was saving the university $20,000 per year as well as valuable time and space. Continue reading “Bulb Eater Lamp Crusher Saves University $20,000”

New U.S. DOT Battery Recycling and Transport Rules

US Department of Transportation - Air Cycle Corp.In July of 2009 the United States Department of Transportation released guidelines for packaging batteries for recycling. The old guidelines stated that all batteries over 1.5 volts had to have their terminals taped or be placed in plastic bag when packaging them for transport to a recycling facility. However, new guidelines from the DOT make things a little easier: Continue reading “New U.S. DOT Battery Recycling and Transport Rules”

An Inside Look at Our Battery Recycling Process

battery recycling - Air Cycle Corp.Ever wondered what the recycling process looks like for batteries disposed of via EasyPak recycling containers? Look no further than this helpful feature that charts out and explains exactly what happens with your batteries once you fill your containers and ship them off. Continue reading “An Inside Look at Our Battery Recycling Process”