Did You Know?
Materials in vehicle batteries are the most recycled consumer product in the world. Compared to 55% aluminum cans, 45% newspaper, 26% tires and 26% glass bottles, 99% of lead acid batteries are recycled.
Used Batteries Make New Batteries
Almost the entire battery is recyclable and can be used to make new batteries and other products. The battery components are processed to produce new lead grids and plastic containers for vehicle batteries and used in other products such as cleaners.
The recycling cycle goes on indefinitely. The lead and plastic in your vehicle battery has been and will continue to be recycled many, many times.