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Battery Recycling Initiative

Help us go green! Although many new hearing aids have a rechargeable option, there are still plenty of hearing aid batteries getting tossed every day. We want to reduce the toxins and waste going out and you can help us do that. Follow these easy steps to make a cleaner world with us.

By doing this...

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1. Pick your box up

Visit your local audiologist to collect your battery box.

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1. Pick your box up

Your local audiologist has the tools to help you go green. Stop by and pick up one (or two) of the handy, perfectly-sized, battery boxes.

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2. Fill up the box

Each time a battery goes flat, pop in the box.

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2. Fill up the box

Fill up your box with used hearing aid batteries, rather than storing them back in the battery case or tossing them in the bin. This will help you keep track of what's gone and used and what's still fresh.

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3. Return the box

Visit your local audiologist and bring your filled battery box.

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3. Return the box

Your audiologist is collecting used batteries from all over New Zealand. Once our recycle bins fill, we'll take the used batteries to the nearest recycling center so they can be reused, again and again.

this will happen...

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4. Recycling centre drop

We bring the batteries to the right place.

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4. Recycling centre drop

Once our bins are full of used hearing aids batteries, your audiologist will drop them off at the recycling center.

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5. Sorting batteries

The recycling centre sorts the batteries.

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5. Sorting batteries

At the recycling centre, the batteries will get sorted into the proper places. This ensures the process is done correctly for the different types of batteries and keeps them away from other recyclables. 

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6. Makes new batteries

Ready to help you hear again!

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6. Makes new batteries

After the recycling process, the batteries can be rebuilt and reused. Who knows, you may get a chance to use that battery again after all.

Anyone can participate in our initiative

Whether you're a current client or soon-to-be client, you're welcome to participate in our recycling program at any time. 

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And give yourself a pat on the back for being proactive

Great news - a FREE basic hearing check is available to everyone aged 18 and over.