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By: chief on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.
This Kenyan man is separating lead from used car batteries, because recycled lead can be a profitable

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Lead acid battery recycling

This Kenyan man is separating lead from used car batteries, because recycled lead can be a profitable -- albeit toxic -- business. Much of the existing demand for lead is met through recycling secondary material, and in particular lead acid batteries