Lead acid batteries
Lead recycling, compared to other metals, is done at a very high rate of 98 percent, according to Metech. In many cases, the processing facilities that receive metal scrap are very specialized. Metech also sorts compact fluorescent bulbs for recycling at a center in Pennsylvania where the mercury is distilled from the bulbs.
May 13, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
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