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December 01, 2015
To help reduce our environmental impact, Scooteretti has begun to offer recycling programs for a variety of lead-acid batteries.
Lead acid batteries include but are not limited to: car batteries, golf cart batteries, boat batteries, mobility chairs and scooter batteries, industrial fork-lift batteries, and motorcycle and electric scooter batteries. These can be regular lead acid, sealed lead acid, and gel type batteries.
Do you have an old truck, car, scooter, boat, or motorcycle battery that you do not know what to do with? Bring it to Scooteretti, we are a proud City of Ottawa take it back partner.
Scooteretti will accept these batteries for reuse, recycling or proper disposal. Help Scooteretti keep lead-acid batteries out of our landfills! Sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries contain lead, acid and other chemicals and substances which are toxic and can create a hazard when disposed of incorrectly.
This material is a prohibited material and cannot be disposed of in the regular garbage.
Did you know that a new lead-acid battery contains 60-80% recycled lead and plastic? The recycling cycle goes on indefinitely. That means the lead and plastic in the lead-acid battery in your car, truck, boat or motorcycle and electric scooter have been, and will continue to be recycled many times. Recycling sealed lead acid batteries is also easier and much less energy intensive than producing new lead from oar and reduces dispersal of lead into the environment.
Do not throw your old electric scooter batteries in the trash. Drop off your used scooter batteries at Scooteretti Electric Bike & Electric Scooter Company in Ottawa anytime during shop hours for recycling.
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October 24, 2019
In a world today where many aspects of our lives are run via technology, it is no wonder that we are constantly searching for bigger and better gadgets to incorporate into our everyday lives.
Well, here at Scooteretti we have found just that! The Bosch SmartphoneHub will be available on several of our electric bicycles as well as in an upgrade kit for previous systems in 2020. With Scooteretti being Canada’s only Bosch Expert certified shop, you can rest assured that you are in great hands.
September 06, 2018
Riese & Muller started with just two friends who shared a passion for cycling, a capability for problem-solving, and a desire to satisfy a need in the market.
They began working together in the courtyard of their parents’ home in Darmstadt, Germany; with a goal to engineering and manufacturing a practical and intuitive folding bicycle.
This was a success and their engineering capability as well as genuine passion for innovation and improvement has led them to become one of the premier bicycle manufacturers, serving all corners of the globe.
At the heart of everything they do is the desire to solve a simple problem – that’s why you will see as you browse through their range a very clear and concise design philosophy with every bicycle they manufacture.
March 06, 2018