Lead acid battery recycling
There are several pieces of legislation that affect the storage, collection and recycling of waste batteries generated in the UK. Disposing of lead-acid batteries must be done in accordance with these regulations to ensure that there is no negative impact on the environment.
Waste batteries & accumulators legislation
The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 implement the waste battery provisions of the EU Directive on Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators. The regulations set out requirements for waste battery collection, treatment, recycling and disposal for all battery types.
Export and carrier licenses
We are an approved exporter of lead-acid batteries with transfrontier shipment (TFS) accreditation. Working on behalf of a major international battery manufacture, we export scrap car batteries to European smelters, where the lead is recovered and used in the manufacture of new automotive batteries.