Never Throw in Garbage
Hoverboards are banned from the garbage because their batteries contain metals and corrosive chemicals that are toxic to the environment when not properly processed. All batteries need to must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
Lithium-Ion Batteries Cause Fires
Hoverboards contain lithium-ion batteries that are sensitive and can start fires when put in the garbage or curbside recycling. Always dispose of rechargeable devices properly to keep sanitation workers safe.
Alternative Ways to Recycle
Recycle With Call2Recycle
Call2Recycle is a no-cost recycling program with collection sites all across the United States and Canada. They have locations that accept devices containing lithium-ion batteries. Find out more.
Drop Off or Pick-Up Services at All Green Electronics
Ways to Reduce
Rather than buying a new hoverboard, consider buying a gently-used one.