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April 04, 2013 · By Cassandra Profita

Rechargeable Battery Dispensers Debut At Whole Foods

A handful of Whole Foods grocery stores in the Portland and Seattle areas are adding a new kind of vending machine to their stores this week. The machines are stocked with rechargeable batteries that customers can buy in packs of four and return when they're spent.

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Filed under: Environment, Sustainability, Recycling, Bettery

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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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