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Global Recycling Day 2022
On Global Recycling Day 2022, We’re Celebrating the Dedication of Communities and the Industry...

On Global Recycling Day, we’re recognizing the dedication required to recover nearly 100% of used lead...

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March 18, 2022

Lead batteries support holiday giving
Cyber Monday Sales Would Be Derailed Without Lead Batteries

This year, as they have for decades, lead batteries will play a critical role in delivering holiday joy to...

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November 29, 2021

Celebrating America Recycles Day
Celebrating the Most Recycled Consumer Product – Lead Batteries – on America Recycles Day

Most people think plastic, aluminum or paper reign as the most recycled consumer product in America. Not so....

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November 11, 2021

On-Demand Briefing: Critical Minerals & Supply Chains for U.S. Energy Storage

Battery Council International has released the first in its multi-part, on-demand briefings to help policy...

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November 1, 2021

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Lead Battery Manufacturers, Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Toledo Join Forces

A cohort of U.S. lead battery companies today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy's...

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July 29, 2021

What Role Can Lead-Acid Batteries Play in the Circular Economy?

Guest blogger, Roger Miksad, explains how lead batteries contribute to a circular economy and the recent...

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July 21, 2021

Lead Battery Grand Challenge Roadmap Report
A Roadmap: How Lead Batteries Will Help Assert U.S. Leadership in Energy Storage

The lead battery industry has issued a “call to arms for lead battery manufacturers, DOE and the national...

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July 15, 2021

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Statement from Battery Council International on New DOE “Long Duration Storage Shot” Program

Today DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced the U.S. DOE’s new goals to reduce the cost of grid-scale,...

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July 14, 2021

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Carole Mars The Sustainability Consortium Director

The high recycling rate of U.S. lead batteries means a large percent of U.S. lead battery manufacturing supply chain inputs (73% of its lead) are sourced from domestic recyclers.

Dr. Carole Mars, Director of Technical Development and Innovation, The Sustainability Consortium