Recycle Batteries


Considering the composition of batteries, it is surprising that battery recycling has taken so long to become 'mainstream'.

Retailers must offer free collection (‘takeback’) of waste or used batteries if they are selling or supplying 32kg or more of portable batteries per year.
Source https://www.gov.uk/battery-waste-supplier-reponsibilities


Now that battery recycling has taken on more importance, it is much easier to recycle batteries, and there is no excuse for throwing batteries away with general rubbish to end up in landfill.

Domestic users, find the nearest recycling point here , using your postcode.

Buying rechargeable batteries instead of none rechargeable batteries will produce considerably less waste.