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I have 76 Thundersky TS-LFP40AHA (LiFePO4) cells that I stored with no BMS five years ago. They are now completely discharged (0V) and have probably been so for years. I have not tried to charge them nor have I tested them.

They weigh about 3-1/2 pounds apiece. The set of 76 thus weighs about 266 pounds.

I'm moving and I would like to dispose of them. The SAFE recycling center (4600 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039) wouldn't take them. I'm looking for ideas.

--Gil
 

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I have 76 Thundersky TS-LFP40AHA (LiFePO4) cells that I stored with no BMS five years ago. They are now completely discharged (0V) and have probably been so for years. I have not tried to charge them nor have I tested them.

They weigh about 3-1/2 pounds apiece. The set of 76 thus weighs about 266 pounds.

I'm moving and I would like to dispose of them. The SAFE recycling center (4600 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039) wouldn't take them. I'm looking for ideas.

--Gil
There is not much in them besides copper and aluminum foil and plastic of course. Cut them open and separate the foil and recycle like copper and aluminum. If there is no voltage the aren't dangerous. There is no acid or anything harmful in them the electrolyte is sort of like anti-freeze.
 

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I told the fellow that I had measured some of them and they all showed 0V. Perhaps he'll be able to rejuvenate a few. At any rate, he said that he knows where to dispose of them when he's done with them.


I'm glad they're out of my garage. I wish him well.


--Gil
 
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