98% of every battery in the world contains lead, and mining for lead is a very dangerous and expensive process. Luckily there are many items other than batteries that either contain, or are made solely of lead. And because lead is easily re-usable, and fairly valuable, we are able to accept and pay for these items as well.
Sheet Lead for Roofing / Flashing
Because these materials contain different alloys of lead, as well as other metals, they have very different values and would need to be graded before quoted.