Southeast Missouri Mining and Milling Division produces approximately 250,000 tons of lead concentrates annually.
Resource Recycling has the capacity to recycle and recover nearly 160,000 tons of refined lead and lead alloys from more than 13.5 million recycled lead-acid batteries annually.
Fabricated Products Inc. manufactures 30,000 tons of lead products annually.
Facts About Lead
More than 99 percent of lead batteries in the United States are recycled, compared to aluminum cans at 55 percent.1
One billion vehicles worldwide rely on lead-based batteries to start their engines and power their electronics.2
Lead-based batteries store renewable energy sourced from wind turbines and solar panels before going into the electric grid.
1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2. International Lead Association