Ion Gaftoneanu, a pensioner from Suceava (Romania), collects thousands of used batteries on a monthly basis, which he takes to the special collection centers where he leaves them for recycling factories.
Ion Gaftoneanu, a pensioner from Suceava (Romania), collects thousands of used batteries on a monthly basis, which he takes to the special collection centers where he leaves them for recycling factories. Given that a pill-type battery containing mercury can pollute 500 liters of water or a square meter of soil over a 50-year period, anyone could imagine how many acres of land and how many liters of water Mr. Gaftoneanu saves by collecting thousands of batteries for recycling every month.