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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Reasons to Recycle: Lead

Lead is a widely used metal due to its dense, malleable and soft characteristics, found in everything from car batteries to paint pigment, ammunition to cable sheathing, dumbells to radiation protection! This metal can be made into a variety of things, however, when it is no longer needed or needs to be replaced it can be challenging to get rid of safely. As it is a toxic metal, lead cannot simply be thrown into a bin and sent to the landfills. When these materials are disposed of improperly, it can cause many hazardous problems, for example, the lead could leak […]

24th May 2019|
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