Electric Vehicle (EV) Battery Recycling
Characteristics of Electric Vehicle Batteries
Electric vehicle (EV) batteries, also known as traction batteries, are rechargeable batteries that serve the purpose of providing power to electric vehicles. They are commonly used in equipment such as electric vehicles, forklifts, electric golf carts, electric motorcycles, trucks, and other electric vehicles.
Unlike SLI batteries, traction batteries are meant to provide consistent amounts of power over longer periods of time. These batteries are able to do this due to their high power-to-weight ratio and energy-to-weight ratio. There are many different rechargeable batteries used in electric vehicles, including lead-acid batteries, NiCad batteries, and lithium-ion batteries.
Electric Vehicle Batteries Advantages
All batteries start off by releasing electrons from one end of the battery, the anode, to the other end, which is called the cathode. For regular batteries, this process can only happen once, and then the battery is no longer useful.
Electric vehicle batteries solve this issue and improve lifespan by reversing the process. The ions will move back from the cathode to the anode, thereby returning the batteries charge to its normal state. But as time goes on, these rechargeable batteries will begin to lose some of their charge due to age and damage.
When the time comes where your traction battery is no longer useful, contact the Battery Recyclers of America to ensure that the materials in the battery can be of further use. By doing so, you are cutting the costs for building new batteries, and contributing to a healthier environment.
Professional Traction Battery Recycling Services
Battery Recyclers of America has the certified processes and custom solutions you need for your spent electric vehicle batteries. We utilize EPA-approved facilities to ensure a safe and effective battery recycling process, and service all 50 states.
Another advantage we offer to all of our battery recycling clients is our next day pickup services. When you contact us, we can arrange to have your spent batteries picked up the next day with our industry-leading pickup and transportation solutions designed to fit your needs. Let us quickly remove the electric vehicle batteries, so that you can focus on more important things.
If you have traction batteries that need to be recycled, contact Battery Recyclers of America today! With over 10 years of experience and millions of pounds of batteries recycled, you can be sure that you are working with a team of proven experts.
Laws and Regulations on Recycling Electric Vehicle Batteries
The “Battery Act” (The Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act of 1996) is a federal law that was created to enhance the process of recycling battery waste. Recycling your spent traction batteries is a part of this law, so it is important to understand the rules surrounding the process.
Before you begin searching for professional battery recycling services, be sure to check out what your state’s laws are regarding battery recycling. BatteryCouncil.org has a breakdown of battery recycling laws by state
Battery Recyclers of America provides expert battery recycling solutions that are certified and proven to follow both the federal law and your state’s laws. If you have spent batteries that you need to recycle, contact us today to utilize of next day pickup services, and join in on the positive contribution to make sure the materials in your batteries can be of further use.
Universal Waste Rules
The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) wanted to improve the recycling and disposal processes of batteries. To do this, they created the Universal Waste Regulation, which has been successful at establishing an improved recycling process for all spent batteries. When you work with us, we can guarantee that you will be using the absolute best recycling programs, and abiding by these rules.
Get an Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling Quote
Do you have electric vehicle batteries that need to be picked up? Contact Battery Recyclers of America today to learn more about our next day pickup services and how we can provide expert solutions for your battery recycling needs. We look forward to serving you!Recycle My Batteries