The lead battery industry is doing its part to achieve a low carbon future by reducing greenhouse gas emissions on multiple fronts. Lead batteries are a climate technology and support key applications in next-gen transportation, renewable energy, grid resiliency and connectivity – while modeling a highly sustainable, closed-loop manufacturing economy.
Sustainability that Boosts Domestic Fulfillment
Providing sustainable products has long been a priority for the lead battery industry. With a 99% recycling rate, innovative lead batteries are the most environmentally sustainable battery technology on the market. Today, U.S. lead battery recycling companies meet more than 83% of the lead demand in the U.S. BCI supports policies that prioritize recycling and seek to continue innovation across recycling technologies.
Incentivize Next Generation Recycling Facilities for Lead Batteries: BCI supports policies that continue to innovate around battery recycling, including incentives for next generation battery recycling facilities.