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Sub-Saharan Africa’s lead-acid battery problems destroying industry’s green credentials

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:27 -- Paul Crompton
Sub-Saharan Africa’s lead-acid battery problems destroying industry’s green credentials

A damning report about battery recycling in Africa lays waste to the lead-acid industry’s claims that regulations are making it environmentally better and safer than lithium-ion.

The findings, from The Lead Recycling Africa Project, have found lead poisoning is severely under-reported in sub-Saharan Africa, where 800,000 tonnes (8% of annual world production) is made available each year for recycling.

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