Batteries

Baseline Estimates of Annual Consumer Battery Sales into the US and CanadaРCall2Recycle, 2015

Developed a methodology for Call2Recycle to estimate consumer batteries sold and available for recycling in each province and territory in Canada, and for each state in the US, by chemistry.

Technical Guidelines for Environmentally Sound Management (ESM) of Spent Lead-Acid Batteries in North America – Commission for Environmental Cooperation, 2014-2015 (804)

As a sub-consultant to CM Consulting, Kelleher Environmental researched and wrote a draft technical guideline for the environmentally sound management (ESM) of spend lead-acid batteries in North America (US, Canada, and Mexico). Researched best practices for collection, pre-processing, smelting and refining of lead from recycled batteries, and practices to protect worker health and safety, and the environment.

Environmentally Sound Management of End-of-Life Batteries from Electric-Drive Vehicles in North America – Commission for Environmental Cooperation, 2014-2015 (802)

Kelleher Environmental was part of the consulting team commissioned by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation to identify and recommend best practices and technologies to support the environmentally sound management (ESM) of electric drive vehicles (EDVs) at end of life. Among other responsibilities, Kelleher Environmental assisted in characterizing the types, quantities, and composition of batteries used in electric-drive vehicles (EDVs) in North America.