on these tiny Islands where landfills and smelters are not available.
In 1996 MG Batteries began a novel system to remove Lead
pollutants from the Caribbean Islands.
We asked our local distributors to gather all the scrap Lead acid
batteries on the island
and ship them back to the USA. Once shipped and through customs, they are sent to a
modern recycling facility- so advanced, in fact that even the acid and fumes are
Tradewinds Yachting in the British Virgin Islands has been a firm
supporter of the programme having already collected three solar street lights for the
islands - Recycling many containers of Batteries!
The full scrap value of the metals and plastics is then returned
to the Islands in the form of Solar Street lights, which are installed @ no charge to the
Island residents! Everybody wins.
Solar street lights have
proved their amazing and comforting abilities to perform during hurricane after
hurricane when the Utility power
If you live on a Caribbean
Island and would like your Island to benefit as part of that program , contact us!