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Big Green Earth Store

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Recycling Old Batteries – Response to Reader ?

How should I recycle old batteries? -Chris, Green Philly Blog Reader Good question, Chris! Did you know that over 3 BILLION single-use, dry cell batteries are disposed of in landfills? Most importantly, I'd first recommend switching your batteries to rechargeable ones over the single-use. I have approximately 8 reusables and a charger, so I always have backups for my toothbrush/etc when previous ones need recharging. To answer your question, here's where to drop off & recycle your batteries in Philadelphia area:
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Local Green Store Buzz: New Locations of Favs

Exciting update: 2 of our favorite green stores have opened 2nd locations! Big Green Earth Store opened downtown on November 1st at the Shops at Liberty Place between Godiva Chocolatier and ALDO, accessible through 17th OR Market St entrances. Starting Dec 1st, they'll have holiday hours - 9 AM - 9 PM at South Street & 9:30 AM - 8 PM @ Our Shops at Liberty Place through December 24th. Arcadia Boutique expanded to a 2nd Rittenhouse Boutique at 265 S. 20th St, right by 20th & Spruce. Their Grand Opening Reception is this Fri, November 19th from 5-9 PM, complete with cocktails, snacks & sales!
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Philadelphia’s Big Green Earth Store

The Big Green Earth Store, located at 934 South St. is perfect for your green needs. They offer everything from recycled handbags to cool eco-shirts like this very timely "Stop Animal Abuse" shirt - plus a selection of of reusable water bottles, eco-friendly pet care products, and many other fun and practical green items.
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