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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 ...

  • Recycling old batteries into solar cells

    Original story at MIT News This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries — a potential source of lead pollution — into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power. The system is described in a ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • EPA reaches agreement with Battery Recycling Company, Inc. of Arecibo, Puerto Rico to reduce lead pollution

    Lead is a toxic metal that can have serious, long-term health consequences for adults and children. Even at low levels, lead can cause I.Q. deficiencies, reading and learning disabilities, impaired hearing, reduced attention spans, hyperactivity and other behavioral problems in children. “Lead is a dangerous toxin that can affect a child’s ability to learn. We need to do everything ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • EPA orders battery recycling company to reduce air and water pollution at arecibo, Puerto Rico lead smelting facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken legal action against the Battery Recycling Company, Inc. requiring the company to take multiple actions to reduce the pollution of air and water from lead at its Arecibo, Puerto Rico facility. EPA’s ongoing investigation of the facility found potential violations of the federal Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. The Battery ...

  • 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 ...

  • Green Mission: Environmental initiative of Sunlight Recycling for the proper recycling of lead-acid batteries

    Sunlight Recycling, member of Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, presented on Tuesday December the 6th, the environmental initiative Green Mission, which has the ambition to boost public and enterprise awareness of the right way of recycling lead-acid batteries. Green Mission brings together institutions and numerous companies operating in the Greek as well as global market place and ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

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