Battery Recycling

SAR (Specialist At Recycling) are a materials recovery and waste management company. We focus on the recovery of non-ferrous and precious metals from the automotive industry. We also collect all types of portable batteries.

We provide a complete battery recycling service using the latest technology to enable us to extract 99.5% of lead ready for re-use in the production of batteries and other lead based products. This makes us one of the UK's leaders in lead acid battery recycling. We offer both a collection and a delivered price for all lead acid batteries. 

S.A.R. provide a nationwide collection service for suppliers. We offer collection on Catalytic converters, Non Ferrous metals and Batteries. For more information and details on prices contact the sales team at


Vehicle Batteries

  1. Lead terminals - the lead is used for new batteries and other lead products

  2. Electrolyte or acid - goes for acid reclamation, and ends up used for fertilizer, chemical production, sodium sulphate production or neutralisation and pre-treatment for discharge.
  3. Internal plates - again, the lead is used for new batteries and other lead products
  4. Plastic container - goes to plastic recycling and gets reused in plastic products