Trusted and Reliable Lead Batteries are Essential Everywhere, Everyday

Look around. No matter where you are, there are countless ways innovative lead batteries benefit us. They are an essential energy storage solution for ensuring our nation’s critical security, safety and prosperity – and for creating a carbon-free future.

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A Model for Sustainability

The circular infrastructure of lead batteries makes them the most environmentally sustainable battery technology. Click the image to see why.

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STEP 1:

Manufacturing

STEP 2:

Use

STEP 3:

Collection

STEP 4:

Recycling

STEP 5:

Sourcing &
Materials
Efficiency

battery
Lead from lead
batteries can be
infinitely recycled
with no loss of
performance.
Worldwide, lead
batteries are used
in virtually every
hybrid and
electric vehicle.
Modern, closed-loop
recycling in the U.S.
keeps 130 million
lead batteries
from
landfills each year.
Lead batteries
have a 99%
recycling rate,
the
highest of any consumer
product in the U.S.
U.S. lead battery
manufacturers source
approximately 73% of
lead
from domestic
recycling facilities.

Benefits of Essential Lead Batteries

Steve Binks of the International Lead Association

...[this] is the start of a journey that will raise global standards and help ensure that lead batteries continue to be a key enabling technology for the transition to a low carbon future.

Dr. Steve Binks, Regulatory Affairs Director, International Lead Association