• Some local authorities, retailers and garages provide facilities for recycling rechargeable batteries and lead acid car batteries. Visit the recycling locator for more information
  • Find out what type of batteries can be found and recycled in the UK by viewing our battery recycling chart

Waste Batteries Regulations, which affect battery producers and battery retailers, were introduced in the UK in May 2009.

Advice: Buy rechargeable batteries or appliances which use mains electricity.