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  • ERP: enthusiasm for battery recycling is `strong`

    People would be more likely to recycle batteries locally if it was easier, results from a new survey reveal. Commissioned by battery recycling scheme European Recycling Platform, the poll shows 80 per cent of the 2,087 adults surveyed would recycle batteries if it was simpler. According to Government figures just 3 per cent of batteries are currently recycled. The findings come just before ...

  • Experts discuss the challenges of battery recycling: Battery recyclers adjusting to new material mix

    The battery recycling sector needs to adjust to the increasing volumes of lithium-ion batteries on the market. The number of lithium-ion batteries currently in use is constantly growing, particularly in the fields of electronics and electric mobility. This fact became evident last week in Montreux, Switzerland, where the international battery recycling industry came together at the International ...


    By ICM AG

  • Standards for Spent Lead Acid Battery Recycling

    ASTM International will hold an organizational meeting on Dec. 3 to discuss the potential for developing standards for spent lead acid battery recycling. The meeting will be held in Suite 201, 1274 First Street, NE, Washington, D.C., from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To register for the meeting go here. The unsafe recycling ...


    By ASTM International

  • Battery manufacturers disappointed by Government recycling proposals

    The British Battery Manufacturers Association is dismayed about the cost and complexity of the Government’s proposals for the collection and recycling of household batteries. BBMA director Warwick Smith said: “The Government’s proposals just don’t add up, particularly during a recession. Batteries are a small but vital part of household expenditure and, by the Government’s own account, have a ...

  • Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

    Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium from September ...


    By ICM AG

  • Energizer debuts recycled AA and AAA batteries

    Billions of discarded household batteries make their way into landfills every year and now one of the nation's largest battery makers says it is putting some of them to good use. Suburban St. Louis-based Energizer Holdings on Tuesday introduced Energizer EcoAdvanced, described as the first disposable AA and AAA alkaline batteries made with recycled batteries. The recycled materials comprise about ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nissan first to recycle electric car batteries

    Will a new effort to recycle electric car batteries give Nissan an edge in the electric car market? If the joint venture with Sumitomo Corp. makes Nissan"s electric vehicles more affordable, it will, according to the Hybrid Owners of America. “The company says the recycling project will allow them to lower the prices of their electric vehicles because they will take into account the resale ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Recupyl and Batteriretur: signature of battery recycling contract

    Recupyl, an international company that develops and operates processes to recover strategic metals from waste (the new "urban mine") - with a primary focus on electric batteries - announced today the signing of a contract for mixed batteries recycling with Batteriretur, Norway compliance scheme. ‘'Batteriretur® is very pleased to enter business partnership with Recupyl as Recupyl offers ...


    By Recupyl

  • 20th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015

    Just a few short weeks away, from 23 to 25 September 2015, international representatives of the battery recycling industry will be coming together in Montreux for the ICBR, the “International Congress for Battery Recycling”. Leading experts from the worlds of business, science and politics will again be discussing the latest trends, challenges and market opportunities in numerous ...


    By ICM AG

  • 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

    Curtain up for the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018: The call for papers is open until January 31, 2018. We are looking for contributions on the topics of battery recycling technologies, materials supply in a circular economy, transport and safety, the Batteries Directive revision and a review of worldwide battery recycling activities. The 23rd edition of the ICBR will take ...


    By ICM AG

  • 20th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2015 organized by ICM AG will take place from September 23 - 25, 2015 at the Hotel Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in beautiful Montreux, Switzerland. ICBR is the event, which is worldwide recognized as the top conference in battery recycling technologies and marketing, where scientists, engineers, producers and recyclers meet to share their ...


    By ICM AG

  • UK on track to meet 2010 battery recycling target

    The UK is on track to meet its 2010 portable battery recycling target, according to Environment Agency batteries implementation project manager Bob Mead. Speaking to MRW, Mead said: “I have no concern about the way things are going at the moment. We are confident of meeting the 2010 targets.” Battery compliance scheme BatteryBack chief executive Peter Hunt added: “This year was always going to be ...

  • Lead and Cadmium Overexposure in Ohio Battery Recycling Facility

    A battery recycling facility in Lancaster, Ohio has been cited for 14 serious safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA. The company’s total projected fine is $59,400. Some of the serious violations included exposing workers to lead levels that were eight times the exposure limit, as well as cadmium levels that were more than twice the exposure limit. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2016 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 14 – 16, 2016 in the Hotel Hilton Antwerp Old Town in beautiful Antwerp, Belgium. ICBR is the event, which is worldwide recognized as the top conference in battery recycling technologies and marketing, where scientists, engineers, producers and recyclers meet to share their views and ...


    By ICM AG

  • 16th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR 2011)

    The 16th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 21 – 23, 2011 in the Grand Hotel Excelsior in beautiful Venice, Italy. Over 180 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of battery legislation worldwide Safety issues & transportation ...


    By ICM AG

  • 17th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR 2012)

    The 17th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 12 – 14, 2012 in the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in beautiful Amsterdam, Netherlands. Over 200 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of battery legislation worldwide Safety issues & transportation ...


    By ICM AG

  • 22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. The ICBR is the international platform for discussion of the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling, bringing together many decision makers in the battery recycling ...


    By ICM AG

  • Battery Industry Presses Ahead with Voluntary Recycling Program

    Presidents of Duracell, Energizer, Kodak, Panasonic and Rayovac, the five major battery producing companies, met in San Francisco on 13 December 2011 to review progress and reaffirm their commitment to the successful launch of an industry led, voluntary primary battery collection and recycling program in 2013. In December 2010, leaders of the five companies met in ...


    By Recycle Battery.org

  • 19th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2014

    The ICBR 2014 organised by ICM AG will be held from September 24 – 26, 2014 in the Hotel Atlantic Kempinski in beautiful Hamburg, Germany. Over 200 international experts from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: ·  Update of battery legislation worldwide ...


    By ICM AG

  • Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation announces resignation of CEO

    The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries and cell phones today announced the resignation of Norm England, its longtime President/CEO. Mr. England served as President/CEO of RBRC for over eight years. During that period, RBRC’s collections of used nickel cadmium rechargeable batteries increased ...


    By Call2Recycle

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