Scrap batteries recycling
We buy scrap Lithium Ion and Nickel metal (Ni-MH)
batteries in all sizes for recycling purposes. In large
quantities only (Over 300 lbs)
We do not take car batteries due to the low value of
MP3 players, toys, cell phones—these are just some of the products that require
different types of batteries in our daily lives. Over 3 billion
dry cell batteries are sold each year in the U.S. According to
the Environmental Protection Agency, more than 350 million rechargeable
batteries alone are purchased in the U.S. each year.
Batteries are a unique product, some of which are comprised of
toxic components. Rechargeable batteries include heavy metals like cadmium. Some
of the different types of batteries available include alkaline, lithium
manganese, zinc, silver oxide, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium-ion
and lead acid, which can threaten our environment if not properly discarded or
There are many ways to recycle single use and rechargeable batteries, most of
which depends on the type of battery you have. You can also reduce waste with
prevention. Starting with prevention creates less or no leftover waste to become
potentially hazardous. There are a few easy ways to reduce household battery
Buy only what you need - check to see if you already have the batteries on hand
before buying more.
When suited to the task buy hand operated items that function without batteries.
Look for the batteries that have less mercury and heavy metals.
Consider rechargeable batteries for some needs, but remember that they also
contain heavy metals such as nickel-cadmium.
Rechargeable batteries can be recycled and there are many
locations available at Earth911
and reuse can have a positive impact towards our reduction of battery waste and
We buy any end of life and outdated x-ray film
recovery from x-rays