Latest Government Statistics Confirm that Lead Batteries are the Most Recycled Product in USA

Lead batteries, like those recycled by Gopher Resource and used in vehicles and as energy storage for emergency power and renewable energy, have been confirmed as the most recycled product in the U.S., according to figures produced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

International Lead Association Managing Director, Dr Andy Bush, said:  "Lead batteries offer a truly sustainable energy storage solution and recycling is the driver for this.  Many people will be surprised to see that lead batteries are leading the way in consumer product recycling with much higher recycling rates than materials such as newspapers, cans and glass."

Read the full news release on the International Lead Association website.


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