LEAD BATTERY RECYCLING2024-05-13T23:33:50+00:00


Powering the circular economy

Leading the charge in lead battery recycling innovation and environmental responsibility.

Process and technology

The path a lead battery takes from being used to getting a new lease on life is intricate, especially when it’s carried out with the utmost care for safety and efficiency. At KC Recycling, our innovative closed-loop hydroseparation technology leads the charge in recycling, ensuring we recover valuable resources thoroughly while minimizing our environmental impact.

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A commitment to environmental stewardship and safety

As Western Canada’s and the Pacific Northwest’s premier battery recycler, KC Recycling utilizes proven technology to maximize efficiency and capacity, ensuring our environmental impact is as positive as possible. We pair this commitment to the environment with stringent safety protocols in our transportation processes, guaranteeing the integrity of your materials and adherence to all safety regulations.


Lead battery recycling FAQs

What types of lead batteries does KC Recycling recycle? Where do you get them from?2024-03-14T17:41:33+00:00

We recycle various lead batteries, including those used in vehicles, industrial machinery, and backup power systems. Our batteries are sourced from various collection points, including automotive service centers, battery retailers, and industrial partners wishing to dispose of or recycle their used batteries responsibly. We also partner with waste management companies and offer battery recycling services to municipalities to ensure a broad and environmentally sound collection network.

How long has KC Recycling been in the battery recycling business?2024-03-14T17:40:26+00:00

KC Recycling has been recycling lead batteries for over 45 years.

Are there any specific safety protocols in place for handling hazardous battery materials?2024-02-27T20:02:49+00:00

KC Recycling has rigorous safety protocols in place for handling hazardous materials. These include specialized training for staff, use of personal protective equipment, and procedures to contain and neutralize hazardous substances.

What measures does KC Recycling take to minimize environmental impact during the recycling process?2024-03-01T21:29:10+00:00

KC Recycling uses proven technology, like hydroseparation, to efficiently recycle materials. They process discarded battery components into valuable raw materials for new products, which exemplifies their commitment to minimizing environmental impact.

How can businesses or individuals contribute to the zero-waste future with KC Recycling?2024-03-14T17:39:43+00:00

Businesses and individuals can contribute by participating in KC Recycling’s lead battery recycling program, ensuring their used batteries are recycled instead of discarded, and by adopting practices that support the recycling and reuse of materials.

Can you outline the environmental benefits of recycling lead batteries?2024-03-14T17:38:24+00:00

Recycling lead batteries greatly reduces the environmental impact by conserving resources, minimizing the need for new raw material extraction, and preventing hazardous waste from entering landfills. It also helps in reducing carbon emissions and advancing electrification, contributing to a circular economy.

How does KC Recycling ensure the safety and integrity of materials during transportation?2024-02-22T07:36:04+00:00

KC Recycling employs specialized handling and transportation protocols for hazardous materials, ensuring the integrity and safety of materials during transit. This includes certified transportation for dangerous goods and strict adherence to safety regulations.

What is hydroseparation technology, and how does it work?2024-03-14T17:37:18+00:00

Hydroseparation technology is a process used by KC Recycling to separate the different components of lead batteries, such as lead, plastic, and electrolytes. By crushing and breaking the batteries, the hydroseparation process effectively segregates these materials, which are then cleaned and recast as recycled commodities.

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