98% of a lead acid battery can be reclaimed through recycling. The lead, plastic and acid components are re-processed and manufactured into an array of other products including guide posts, cabling and detergents.
Tyrepower Werribee is proud to be part of the Century Yuasa Battery Recycling Program which boasts over 1100 registered Battery Recycling Centres around Australia. Tyrepower Werribee shares Century Yuasa’s vision for reducing environmental impact and sustainable Australian manufacturing. Tyrepower Werribee will recycle your used lead acid battery free of charge.
Commonly asked Questions & Answers
Q. Can I put my old battery in my home recycling bin?
A. No. Lead acid batteries must not be placed in home recycling or waste bins. The lead and acid may contaminate other recycled materials and render them un-useable. The entire load of materials will then be dumped to landfill.
Q. Where can I take my old battery to be recycled properly?
A. Tyrepower Werribee can recycle your old battery free of charge, simply drop in or call our friendly team. Alternatively you can contact any Tyrepower centre across Australia. You can find your nearest store via our corporate site http://www.tyrepower.com.au/stores/ or by calling 13 21 91.
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Q. How much does recycling cost?
A. Nothing. Your lead acid battery will be recycled by Tyrepower Werribee free of charge.
Q. Can I re-use my old battery for anything?
A. No. Automotive batteries contain lead, acid and lead compounds, all of which are considered harmful to humans. Battery recycling with Tyrepower or any Century Recycling Centres minimises the risk to you and your family from these toxins
Q. What happens to my old battery?
A. The plastics, acid and lead compounds are all separated when the battery is destroyed, and re-processed into new products.
Q. Will my battery be reconditioned?
A. No. Tyrepower Werribee will never recondition your old battery. Reconditioning is the branding of an end-of-life battery for resale. Reconditioned batteries are extremely unreliable at best and dangerous at worst.