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Material Stewardship Program

The U.S. lead battery industry is part of a global effort to increase responsible battery production and...

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January 21, 2020

Accelerating Innovation: How a $Billion Dollar X-ray is Transforming Battery Research

We’re sharing a post from Dr. Alistair Davidson, director of the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI),...

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November 21, 2019

EPA #VetsRecycle: Q&A with BCI Executive and Veteran, Kevin Moran

To show our great appreciation for veterans, we’ve been highlighting some who work in the lead battery...

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November 18, 2019

Thanks, America! New Study Confirms Lead Batteries Have 99% Recycling Rate

To celebrate America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, we’re proud to share great news: 99% of lead batteries are...

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November 14, 2019

EPA #VetsRecycle: Innovation in Lead Battery Recycling Driven by Veterans

November is a big month for veterans and the recycling industry. In conjunction with Veterans Day (Nov. 11),...

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November 12, 2019

EPA #VetsRecycle: Veterans in Lead Battery Industry Bring Sustainable Impact

Rightfully so, every November 11 we honor our veterans and thank them for their courage, service and...

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November 7, 2019

New Study Shows Thriving Lead Battery Industry Makes Impressive $26 Billion Economic Impact

Who knew that a 160-year-old industry could be a leader in today’s modern economy? We did! Lead batteries...

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October 3, 2019

Circular Economy, Manufacturing, Recycling, Sustainable
A Chemist’s View on Recycling: New Battery Chemistries Can Learn from Lead Batteries’ Circular...

August 29, 2019 As the planet warms and governments create mandates for decarbonization, the lead battery...

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August 26, 2019

Circular Economy, Manufacturing, Recycling, Sustainable
Lead Batteries: Made for Circular-Economic Success

 August 22, 2019 The component list for a lead battery is short: lead, plastic and acid. This simplicity is...

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August 23, 2019

Chamber of Commerce Foundation Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

August 15, 2019, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 5th Annual Sustainability and...

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August 20, 2019

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Venkat Srinivasan from the Argonne Collaborative Center

The lead acid battery ... is legendary. We can recycle 95+ percent of [these] batteries all across the world. It's a very safe chemistry, ... [and] we understand how to use it very, very well.

Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, Director, Argonne Collaborative Center for Energy Storage Science