Siegel: Properly Dispose of Lithium Batteries

Pa. State Rep. Josh Siegel joined the Pennsylvania Waste Industry Association and other advocates to support Siegel's legislation, HB 2241, that would assist battery manufacturers in creating a statewide stewardship program for safe disposal of lithium-ion batteries, as well as public education for proper disposal. Lithium-ion batteries are found in several household products and if not disposed of properly can cause fires or bodily harm