Lead-acid batteries are harmful to our young children and the environment.

Lead acid battery contains lead, a highly toxic metal, and sulfuric acid, a corrosive  solution.When punctured, damaged or leaking, it can cause serious health and environmental problems.

Environmental Problem;

  1. Lead-acid batteries are made from a variety of chemicals to power their reactions. Some of these chemicals, such as nickel and cadmium, are extremely toxic, and can cause damage to humans and the environment. In particular, they can cause soil and water pollution and endanger wildlife.

Health Problem;

  1. Lead is a highly toxic metal that produces a range of adverse health effects particularly in young children. Exposure to excessive levels of lead can cause damage to brain and kidney, impaired hearing and may also lead to other numerous health associated problems

If you have some expired lead-acid batteries lying around the garage, workshop or at home and want to dispose of, please bring them down to RecycleCorp at Bladiniere for recycling or give us a call on +678 5588047 to organise a free collection. We collect and recycle both car/truck batteries and solar batteries.

 

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