Lead acid batteries are classed as a hazardous waste and must be handled, stored, transported and recovered in accordance with current legislation.
A simple, effective and compliant solution
Slicker Recycling offers a simple, effective and compliant solution for your lead acid battery waste. Appropriate storage containers will be provided – once full, simply call us and we will collect free of charge in a matter of days. It’s that easy to make use of our lead acid battery recycling service!
All necessary environmental paperwork will be provided, confirming your Duty of Care requirements have been met and your waste has been disposed of compliantly.
Our waste lead acid batteries collection service is available nationwide. Collections can be arranged on a scheduled or on-demand basis – whichever you would prefer.
Why are lead acid batteries considered hazardous waste?
Lead acid batteries contain large quantities of lead, which is very poisonous and could cause significant harm to individuals and the environment. Therefore, they need to be handled differently to other waste.
Want to find out more about our used lead acid battery recycling service? Get in touch with us today, and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
What happens to your lead acid battery waste?
Once collected your batteries, are ground up and separated into their component parts. The polypropylene case material and electrolyte are recycled for reuse in the battery industry, the lead plates are melted and used for various other applications.