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AAA collecting used car and boat batteries

Published On: Apr 21 2014 12:12:27 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2014 01:31:07 PM EDT
AAA Great Battery Roundup

AAA is launching the Great Battery Round-up!

Monday through Friday, the organization will be collecting unwanted car and boat batteries at a number of locations in the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

Organizers say dead batteries can discharge sulfuric acid, which can be harmful to humans and hurt the environment.


According to AAA officials, 99 percent of a lead-acid battery is typically recyclable. Almost all parts of the battery can be reclaimed and recycled.

Collection sites:

No. 1 Service Center
1637 Tilghman Street
Allentown, Pa.

Seibert's Auto
1701 Union Blvd.
Allentown, Pa.

Getz Service Station
10635 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, Pa.

Douglassville Auto Body
1501 Ben Franklin Highway
Douglassville, Pa.

Mechanics Plus Towing
4701 Colebrook Ave.
Emmaus, Pa.

Bob's Auto Clinic
145 E. Main Street
Lansdale, Pa.

Frank's Service Center
640 Interchange Rd.
Lehighton, Pa.

Rick's Towing & Hauling, LLC
105 E. 7th St., Suite 400
Pennsburg, Pa.

Lenny's Auto Service, Inc.
1851 Pottstown Pike
Pottstown, Pa.

Jack Nolan Exxon
567 W. Main Street
Trappe, Pa.

Yocum Towing
615 Front Street
Whitehall, Pa.