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Q&A: Anyone ever worked on a project about “safe recollection and disposal, recycling of lead-acid batteries”?


by Buster Benson

Question by ihrobin: Anyone ever worked on a project about "safe recollection and disposal, recycling of lead-acid batteries"?
The challenge we are facing is enforcement of the regulation. The law of the land requires old, used battries to be deposited with authorised recollection, recycling agents. New battery customers are supposed to leave the old one with the retailer; the retailer is supposed to send it to the recycling agents.

However, the informal, illegal channel is still very active in collecting the batteries by offering monetary incentives to battery retailers and users.

Unsafe disposal, recycling of old batteries is a major environmental concern in Bangladesh. While a new battery for an average sedan car costs 3000 taka (local currency); the used batteries are exchanged for an amount ranging between 500-1000 taka.

How do we build awareness? How do we get the law enforcers to enforce the law?

Best answer:

Answer by C R
The UK used to have a fairly good record for recycling lead/acid batteries compare with the rest of the EU.

Since the EU introduced lead/acid battery regulations the percentage recycled in the UK has dropped.

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Knowing More about Your Car Battery


by Ben Beiske

Knowing More about Your Car Battery

Possibly the most recognized component of the car engine in terms of its outer surface of the automatic human race is the car battery. A lot of people have already experienced having a dead battery. More often than not, dead batteries come about during the most terrible periods throughout your busiest days of the year. The moment your car doesn't start, then there is a problem with your car battery. Therefore, it is greatly essential to keep an eye on how sound your vehicle starts. Always have a check on your car your battery, most especially if it's not igniting.

A car battery has various tasks in different vehicles. In the case of the electric cars, car battery is the major supply of power. The electric car batteries change the requirement for continuous refueling. What is more is that they can be charged when not in use. In the case of standard cars, batteries are used to start the automobile. Exclusive of the car battery, the vehicle will not moan itself into movement in normal cars. In the case of the hybrid cars, the car battery functions both roles. In a driving road with a stop and go progress, you will chiefly make use of fuel based power. However, when you are traveling on long highways, the hybrid car will boot into electric power. Fundamentally, the car battery can transform what a car is categorized as.

Car battery replacement is one of the undertakings when you are thinking of maintaining your car's engine. What you have to do is to simply disconnect the negative and positive wires with a wrench when it is not in use. Keep in mind that black is negative and red is positive. Afterward, install the new car battery. AT first, it seems hard to get the wirings back where they are supposed to due to the stretched locks of the engine, however with a slight dedication, it is achievable. Place your old battery in your vehicle and go to where you bought it in order that they can throw of it correctly.

It is a superior plan to replace your car battery every 2 years. The majority of drivers will intractably change it at whatever time the battery dies. These people who are practical in their safeguarding of vehicles experience fewer troubles and worst instances. Car batteries are not excessively pricey. A large amount of auto shops will provide you a markdown for a battery exchange, you provide them your old battery and they present you with a new one.

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