Lead Acid Battery

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Warning

Lead acid batteries contain toxic chemicals. Handle with care.

Education

98% of a lead acid battery can be reclaimed through recycling.

See car battery

Recycle

Car batteries can be recycled free of charge at the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre and Supercheap Auto.

Disposal

Lead acid batteries must not be placed in home recycling or waste bins to be sent to landfill. The lead acid may contaminate other recycled materials and render them un-useable.