Primary Battery Types
A primary cell battery is one that cannot be recharged. They come in all shapes and sizes and are used in many applications. They are also known as single-use or non-rechargeable batteries.
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Primary batteries make up 78% of all the batteries sold into the Canadian market every year. In Ontario, primary batteries are a designated waste and need to be recycled responsibly. Visit our site finder to find a recycling location near you.
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For your convenience, here is a summary of important links related to this page.
- What's Inside A Battery?
- Battery Types
- Lead Acid Battery
- Primary Battery
- Rechargeable Battery
- Vented Cell Battery
- How to Prepare Your Batteries for Recycling
Did you know?
Raw Materials Company uses a mechanical process that separates all of the components of a primary battery so they can be properly recycled. The recovered materials are used to make new products saving our earth's finite resources and the energy needed to mine them from ore.
Find out more about our technology and how together we are turning waste into a valuable resource.