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National Battery Day: 3 Ways to Celebrate Sustainability

Posted by Crown Battery on Feb 18, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Q: What’s more recycled than an aluminum can? A: Lead-acid batteries.   They’re everywhere from your car to the forklifts for online shopping warehouses -- and they “provide over 75 percent of the world's energy storage capacity” (source: Battery Council International). In the next three minutes, you’ll learn easy ways to: Recycle old batteries Which batteries could save your life How to boost your energy storage sustainability.

Don’t Be a Victim of Greenwashing

Posted by Crown Battery on Jan 24, 2022 10:07:09 AM

It’s not uncommon these days to instinctively label particular types of batteries and their manufacturers as green, specifically, lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles. And you can thank greenwashing for leading you to believe those products and the companies making them are doing what’s best for the environment.

Introducing Crown’s first ever Energy Storage Sustainability Guide and Progress Report

Posted by Crown Battery on Jan 11, 2022 10:51:30 AM

A Roadmap for Environmentally Conscious Battery Users

Crown Battery Commits to 100% Renewable Energy for Manufacturing

Posted by Crown Battery on Apr 22, 2021 7:30:00 AM

 

Which Batteries are Recyclable?

Posted by Crown Battery on Mar 18, 2020 10:25:53 AM

Recycling has never been more important and has quickly taken a spot in our daily life. Especially with people and organizations recognizing the impact recycling has on the environment and sustainability efforts. And while recycling materials like cardboard, glass, and plastics has quickly caught on; other recyclable materials, like batteries, are still being thrown in the trash. For spent materials like used batteries, the possibility of recycling is especially important to consider, given their hazardous composition. Yet not all batteries are created equal. In this blog, we explore which batteries are recyclable and the best way to dispose of them.