18 Aug '11, 10am

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@Chase Emmons You need to be careful about these recycling claims. Garbage being recyclable is the favorite greenwash claim of the garbage industry. This country is indissolubly wedded to wasting as much as possible so they use low grade, ineffective methods of minimal reuse just to keep people throwing things away. Lead Acid batteries are no exception. That figure of 97% comes from the Battery Council so I would take it with a grain of salt. Even Platinum and Rhodium (very valuable metals) in catalytic converters only get 50% collection for reuse. And the Battery Council even claims that the polypropylene cases can be ground up and reused indefinitely, which is nonsense for any plastic. As for mining Lithium, unfortunately that is the way the mentality works here. For example, valuable rare earths, desperately needed for industry and commerce are thrown away in motors, ce...

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