SLA battery disposal / free battery

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Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:25 pm

How do you dispose of SLA batteries legally/safely?

Alternatively, if anyone wants a 12V/12Ah battery which is past it's prime, but can just about power a fish finder for a day on full brightness, it's yours. Collection from Whangarei only.

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Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:22 pm

we take to the scrap metal guy. get next to F all for each one. mind you when we dispose of about 1000 a year it adds up.
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Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:39 pm

i take about 30/month to the local Transfer station. They go with the old car batteries.

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