safe to dispose lithium ion into garbage?

picard

picard

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is it safe to dispose dead lithium ion into garbage? would it leak chemicals into landfill?
 
Fallingwater

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LiIon cells are a fire hazard if placed somewhere they can be punctured, hit or shredded. Do not just toss them in the trash, give them to a recycling center.
 

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