How To Recycle Batteries
By: Guna Seelan
There are basically two classifications of batteries. Non-chargeable
which cannot be recycled and chargeable which can be reused again
and recycled. A vast amount of materials such as lead, nickel-cadmium,
nickel hydride, and mercury are contained in chargeable batteries.
All of these are recyclable so that they may form raw materials for
manufacturing industries. To get a final product, the batteries must
first be separated from their plastics and insulation material using
gas-fired thermal oxidizers. Then each battery is processed by using
heat treatment furnaces using a great amount of energy to end up with
the final product.
Certain rules and standard procedures have been made by the American
government which is to be followed for recycling battery purposes.
Nearly all recycling locations in America contain a section for
battery recycling. Each location must follow the government’s standards
and principles correctly. Millions of batteries are recycled at
these locations per year and recharged batteries are often offered
at a minimal cost. Each rechargeable battery eventually can't "recharge"
any longer so there is a service provided for those batteries as
By recycling batteries the environment is not being polluted nearly
as much, many natural resources are saved due to the rechargeable
batteries also. There is a large variety of websites on the Internet
with more quality information on recycling batteries.
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