Repair

Battery packs are made from a large number of parts. Often it is not the battery cells that fail and hence a repair or replacement of the failed part is logical.

4R’s Repair, Reman, Repurpose, Recycle

Before moving to the recycling of a battery the following options should be considered:

  1. Repair
  2. Remanufacture
  3. Repurpose
  4. Recycling

This approach can reduce cost, impact on the customer and most importantly the impact on the planet.

Batteries are not emissions and toxic waste free and so the life cycle analysis (LCA) must be considered from cradle to grave.