USA Today Reports on Fire Risks from Lithium ion Batteries Placed in Trash and California Battery Awareness Campaign

On May 18, 2018, the USA Today reported on the potential fire risks from lithium ion batteries placed in the trash by consumers. The article notes that “65% of waste facilities fires in California last year began with lithium ion batteries.” California launched an awareness campaign to educate consumers on the need to keep the batteries out of the garbage trucks and landfills. The full article can be found here.