following link to download a copy of this battery recycling chart:
battery recycling chart download »
||torches, doorbells, clocks & shavers
All of these battery types can be recycled in the UK.
bank locator to find nearest recycling sites for waste batteries.
Just type in your postcode and select 'batteries'.
Some garages and automotive battery retailers will accept
car batteries on site for recycling. Please check in-store for
||similar applications as above
||digital cameras & minidisk players
household button cell batteries
||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
||used to power vehicles
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 from February 2010.
Use the following links to find:
battery recycling symbols and the law