PRLog - April 22, 2009 - LAS VEGAS -- BatteriesInAFlash.com, Inc celebrated Earth Day at UNLV for a two day event, educating children and adults of all ages about the importance of proper disposal of Nickel Cadmium(Ni-CD)
BatteriesInAFlash.com, Inc. Hands out ballons & demonstrates recycling batteries
The first day consisted of talking with college students, faculty, and staff about what they can do to reduce their consumption. A convenient drop off location was provided to allow the on campus students to recycle there batteries. UNLV students were very interested in what information BatteriesInAFlash was offering and asked a lot of great questions.
The second day was a collective group of local and rural elementary schools from the Clark County District. Over 300 students participated in the Earth Day event which focused on recycling through games, performances and demonstrations. The children were eager to learn that batteries can also be recycled. The event only lasted 3 hours but the impact that was left on the children was tremendous.
A small scale solar panel demonstration was set up to help educate the kids on possibilities of other forms of renewable and reusable energy. The demonstration showed how a small 12 volt AGM battery was being charged when the solar panel was hooked up in comparison to a battery that had no recharging source applied. This demonstrated the suns direct affect on the battery and was a reinforcement to reduce | reuse | recycle. The
"As a battery company, we feel it is our responsibility to inform the public and companies of the importance of proper handling and recycling of batteries.", explains Wayne Latham, Managing Director, BatteriesInAFlash.com, Inc. "All companies have a civic duty to the community that they share. Our first step in community awareness is by providing and promoting a convenient drop off location in North Las Vegas to recycle batteries. We are working on future projects that will further instill battery recycling habits."
BatteriesInAFlash also promotes recycling by offering a 10% discount toward a customers next purchase when they recycle their batteries at BatteriesInAFlash's location. If you have an event or want demonstrations for your school events in the Las Vegas area, please contact us at our corporate location. 720 W Cheyenne Ave. Ste 170 North Las Vegas, NV 89030 or call us at 702-248-2423 or toll free at 800-515-2423. We are available for out of state events on special occasions.
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http://www.BatteriesInAFlash.com, Inc is a leading online retailer of batteries, chargers and accessories. Growing in custom battery packs, hard to find batteries and special application solutions. Solar panels, battery banks and other forms of renewable energy.