How to Make Money Recycling Batteries

Many recycling companies today offer consumers a monetary reward for returning and recycling old electronics and materials. While some materials are generically recycled, other items, such as cell phones and car batteries, can earn you some spare cash. Using the Internet you can compare the worth of your recyclable items and also set up to recycle right from your computer. Every city and state varies with recycling rules, regulations and even monetary rewards, so it's best to do your research ahead of time.

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Company policies vary widely regarding the types of batteries they accept for recycling and the amounts they pay for them, so inquire beforehand.