Go Green with Your IBM 40Y6797 Battery

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IBM 40Y6797 laptop battery is a rechargeable battery that consists of Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) cells for ThinkPad T60/R60. Although Li-Ion is not considered environmental hazard, it’s still important to dispose of the IBM 40Y6797 battery properly. As a Li-Ion battery, 40Y6797 battery cannot be reused, but should be returned to a reclamation center for proper disposal since the electrolyte inside can become flammable if exposed to moisture.

It’s very easy for us to make our life greener by just doing something tiny, such as recycling our defective laptop batteries, and the following is how to dispose an IBM 40Y6797 laptop battery.


Disposal 40Y6797 laptop batteries can be left at a local recycling center, and you can ship them there as well. If you would like to ship them, please prepare your 40Y6797 battery the right way to ensure they will be accepted when arriving at the recycling destination. These measures are taken in order to keep everyone involved in the transportation and recycling of the batteries safe. Be sure to check out the Battery Disposal Guide for disposal information on each individual battery type.


Before sending out your IBM 40Y6797 battery, there are several steps you could follow:

  1. Wrap each individual battery in bubble wrap. The bubble wrap will ensure that the batteries do not become damaged during transport as leaks could occur. It also keeps the contacts from touching other contacts as it could cause a short circuit.
  2. Label the outside of each box: “FOR RECYCLING” and then label each box according to the chemistry of the batteries within.
  3. Make sure that the batteries will not move around inside the boxes while being transported.
  4. Seal all the boxes with reinforced packing tape.
  5. Ship out the boxes to the designated recycling service center.

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