| January 15, 2023

Michigan

Recycle your used lead-acid batteries.

It is illegal to discard a lead-acid battery except by delivery to a retailer, a distributor, a manufacturer, or a collection, recycling, or smelting facility approved by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

State law requires retailers to accept used lead-acid batteries upon the purchase or within 30 calendar days of the purchase of a lead-acid battery.

Michigan’s point-of-sale notices must include the three-chasing arrows recycling symbol.

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Dr. John Uhrie, Doe Run

With improved cooperation among stakeholders, increased research funding, and by following the circular economy example of lead batteries, the U.S. can regain domestic supply chain security and advance a low-carbon and renewable energy future.

Dr. John Uhrie, Vice President of Exploration, Research and Technical Development, The Doe Run Company