U.S. Devices and Batteries Disposal/Recycling Options
Physio-Control is committed to achieving excellence as an environmental steward by conserving natural resources, promoting energy efficiency and eliminating waste. Our goal is to divert the highest possible amount of materials from the landfill through recycling. We strive to meet or exceed all relevant laws, regulations and other environmental legislation which are applicable to our business like e-waste and universal waste.
Physio-Control AEDs and batteries should be recycled according to federal, state and local laws.Physio-Control AEDs contain circuit boards and other electrical parts and therefore should be recycled through a government sanctioned recycling facility. These are the same facilities that recycle computer equipment. For electronic recycling locations nearest you search online with keywords “electronics recycler near me” or “e-waste recycler near me”. You should always contact each location prior to arriving to ensure that the facility will except the AEDs. You may also pay to ship your device to Physio-Control for recycling as follows:Returning AEDs to Physio-Control for DisposalIf you would like to send your AED to Physio-Control for disposal our technical support would be happy to assist you with your request. Please have the following information available at the time of your call.
Once the information is setup in our system your technical support representative will provide you with an RMA number and a shipping address.Rechargeable and non-rechargeable AED batteries from Physio-Control are considered to contain hazardous materials but are categorized as universal waste in most states. Therefore all batteries should be recycled/disposed of through a government sanctioned recycling facility. For battery recycling/disposal locations nearest you search online with keywords “battery recycling locations near me” or “battery disposal locations near me”. You should always contact each location prior to arriving to ensure that the facility will accept AED batteries.Returning Batteries to Physio-Control for DisposalAfter fully discharging your battery (per your devices operating instructions) please package and ship your batteries to:Physio-Control Inc.Attn: Battery disposal 11811 Willows Road NE Redmond, WA 98052Please note: Customers are responsible for all shipping material and costs involved with shipping items to Physio-Control for disposal. Batteries are considered hazardous material with special shipping requirements. Customers should consult with their shipping company on how to properly ship these items. Contacting Physio-Control Technical Support:Toll Free (USA): 1-800-442-1142, Option 4Fax: 425-458-1404Email: LIFEPAKsupport@Physio-Control.com http://www.physio-control.com/Technical_Support.aspx