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    Does anybody know where to recycle lipos?

    Hi, I haven't had to recycle any lithium polymer batteries yet, but it is bad for the environment to just throw them away. Where do you recycle the lipos after you properly discharge of them? Thanks


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    Discharge them, fill up a bucket put some salt in it(make sure its salty) and leave them over night.. Then you can toss them


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    Salt water?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Spencer911 View Post
    Salt water?


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    Yes


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    So you can't actually recycle lipos just do the salt water trick and toss em?


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    Battery places might be able to take them... they may not.

    Saltwater is conductive, so it will discharge the pack 100% and make them safe to dispose.
    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    Do lipos puff only when over charged?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmie Neutron View Post
    Battery places might be able to take them... they may not.

    Saltwater is conductive, so it will discharge the pack 100% and make them safe to dispose.
    It should kill it


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    Sorry to chatter up a storm guys


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    Quote Originally Posted by Spencer911 View Post
    Do lipos puff only when over charged?


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    When they are abused... which includes over charging.
    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    https://sites.google.com/site/tjingu.../lipo-disposal


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    Different opinions online, try the link above..

    Ive always done the salt water trick.. Worked for me..


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