Use the following link to download a copy of this battery recycling chart:
|Non-rechargeable household batteries
torches, doorbells, clocks & shavers
All of these battery types can be recycled in the UK.
Visit the bank locator to find nearest recycling sites for waste batteries. Just type in your postcode and select 'batteries'.
Some garages and car battery retailers will accept car batteries on site for recycling. Please check in-store for more details.
||similar applications as above
||digital cameras & minidisk players
|Non-rechargeable household button cell
||hearing aids and radio pagers
||electronic watches and calculators
|lithium (various chemistries)
||watches and photographic equipment, memory backup, electronic games, gas/electricity meters
||watches and calculators
||power tools, personal stereos, mobile phones, lap-tops, emergency
lighting, motorised toys
|nickel metal hydride
||laptops, PDAs, pagers & mobile phones
||mobile phones, laptops, PDAs, scientific instruments, video/digital/TV cameras, iPods
||used to power vehicles
recycling sites coming soon!
From February 2010, all retailers who sell more than 32 kg a year of household
batteries will need to provide free in-store recycling points for waste
batteries. A list of these retailers will be available on recycle-more in 2010.
Use the following links to find:
battery recycling symbols and the law