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USED BATTERY ROUNDUP RUNS THRU SATURDAY

The St. Thomas-St. John Anti-Litter and Beautification Commission has partnered with local businesses for a six-day used battery roundup for local residents that began Monday.
Residents are encouraged to bring any used batteries to drop-off sites, from which they will be be shipped to an EPA-certified recycling center along with lead-acid batteries from the Bovoni landfill. The battery removal from Bovoni is required in the consent order between the Department of Public Works and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Used batteries are no longer allowed in the landfill.
Lead-acid batteries pose a threat to human health, groundwater and wildlife.
On St. Thomas, residents can take used batteries to Rodriquez Auto Parts Inc., Frenchtown Tire and Battery or NAPA-L&G Auto Parts; on St. John, residents should call Caravan Auto Service at 779-4800 or Public Works at 776-6346 to arrange dropoff. Water Island residents should call Collette Monroe at 775-4422.
For more information on the roundup, call 777-3073.

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The St. Thomas-St. John Anti-Litter and Beautification Commission has partnered with local businesses for a six-day used battery roundup for local residents that began Monday.
Residents are encouraged to bring any used batteries to drop-off sites, from which they will be be shipped to an EPA-certified recycling center along with lead-acid batteries from the Bovoni landfill. The battery removal from Bovoni is required in the consent order between the Department of Public Works and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Used batteries are no longer allowed in the landfill.
Lead-acid batteries pose a threat to human health, groundwater and wildlife.
On St. Thomas, residents can take used batteries to Rodriquez Auto Parts Inc., Frenchtown Tire and Battery or NAPA-L&G Auto Parts; on St. John, residents should call Caravan Auto Service at 779-4800 or Public Works at 776-6346 to arrange dropoff. Water Island residents should call Collette Monroe at 775-4422.
For more information on the roundup, call 777-3073.