Tonolli’s primary product is recycled lead from batteries, although care is taken to recycle all battery parts including plastic, metal and acid.
These batteries are primarily sourced from passenger, commercial and industrial vehicles. In addition, batteries from telephone and computer back-up systems for institutional facilities such as banks, schools, and hospitals are also recycled.
Battery Safety and Handling Guidelines
Please consult your vehicle and battery owners’ manual for instructions and safety precautions whenever you’re handling or working with the vehicle battery.
To help avoid risk of danger and injury, observe these precautions when handling or working with a lead-acid battery:
- Wear CSA approved safety glasses or goggles and a face shield to protect your eyes and face when boosting or handling a vehicle battery.
- Wear gloves to protext your hands whenever you handle a vehicle battery.
- Make sure work area is well-ventilated.
- Never lean over battery while boosting, testing or charging.
- Always disconnect the negative cable first and reconnect it last.
- Cigarettes, flames or sparks could cause a battery to explode. Keep all ignition sources away from the battery.
- Do not charge or use booster cables or adjust post connections without proper instructions and training.
- Keep the battery vent caps tight. Do not turn a battery sideways or upside down, or handle it if it is cracked or damaged.
- In event of accident, flush with water and call a physician immediately.
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Recycling Other Battery Types
Battery Care and Disposal – Duracell
Recycle your old rechargable batteries - Call2Recycle
Battery Disposal Tips – Superpages