When transporting a battery, handle it very carefully and ensure the acid doesn’t leak out.
You should never attempt to burn batteries – this releases dangerous fumes and can cause an explosion.
Will SUEZ accept my car batteries ?
What else can I do with my car batteries ?
Residents may be able to dispose of their chemicals free of charge through one of the following services;
What happens to the batteries that are sent for recycling?
- Reconditioned: Car batteries can be re-conditioned so they can be used again
- Recycled: Lead from old batteries can be extracted and recycled to produce new batteries. The acid is removed safely and neutralised for safe disposal.