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  • Umbrella body needed for battery publicity campaign

    The battery recycling proposals need a coordinating body to oversee a publicity campaign, according to electrical and electronic producer compliance scheme European Recycling Platform. Speaking to MRW, general manager Scott Butler said: “The battery recycling targets require all partners to work together quite closely. This requires producers, retailers and reprocessors to work together. But the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Men may use more batteries but everyone needs to be responsible for recycling them

    Men are more likely to use batteries, according to new research but experts warn that it is everyone who should be aware of the need to recycle batteries. New legislation, from February 1, requires all retailers who sell more than 32kg of portable batteries per year (the equivalent of one four-pack of AA batteries a day) to take back used batteries from the public free of charge. The ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • ICM dates for event calendar

    17th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2012 September 12 – 14, 2012, Amsterdam, Netherlands Electronics Recycling Asia November 13 – 16, 2012, Guangzhou, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum 12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC ...


    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 ...

  • New website launched!

    RMC is pleased to announce the launch of the new website.  You will find company information, product details, documentation, online ordering, certificates, permits and so much more. Through our web store, you will be able to purchase battery boxes for recycling alkaline batteries and in the future, additional products will be added, such as ...


    By Raw Materials Company

  • LGA: battery producers should take responsibility for battery collections

    Local authorities will be willing to help retailers increase battery recycling but the onus to provide collection facilities should be put on the producer not the councils, according to the Local Government Association. From February 1, UK retailers which sell more than 32kg of portable batteries per year (equivalent of one four-pack of AA batteries a day) in an individual store, over the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • THE RECHARGEABLE BATTERY RECYCLING CORPORATION (RBRC) AND HOCKEY LEGEND GUY LAFLEUR ENCOURAGE CONSUMERS TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT WITH THE LAUNCH OF A NEW PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN

    TORONTO, CANADA – March 29, 2007 – As part of an ongoing effort to encourage consumers to recycle their used rechargeable batteries and old cell phones, the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Canada (RBRC) today announced the launch of a national public service announcement (PSA) campaign titled “Landfill or Recycle: It’s Your Choice” starring hockey legend Guy Lafleur. The PSA is being ...


    By Call2Recycle

  • 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

  • 1 February battery recycling start will be a `damp squid`, says leading battery manufacturer

    A sustained battery recycling communication campaign needs to be implemented in order for consumers and retailers to become aware of the Battery Regulations, according to a European batteries manufacturer, Varta Consumer Batteries UK. From 1 February UK retailers selling batteries will have a legal obligation to collect waste batteries if they sell over 32 kg per year (equivalent of one ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Call for papers for the 15th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR10)

    The 15th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 15 – 17, 2010 in the Hotel Conrad in charming Brussels, Belgium. Over 150 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of the Battery Directive Implementation Global update of battery collection and recycling legislation ...


    By ICM AG

  • 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

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