battery recycling system News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Battery collection consultation launches

    A consultation on Government plans to bring in producer responsibility for battery collection and recycling was launched yesterday. The draft regulations cover the handling of portable, industrial and automotive batteries. Business and Economics Minister Ian Pearson said: “This consultation sets out the proposed systems for introducing producer responsibility for diverting many portable, ...

  • Dead batteries not buried

     BERR and Defra, in conjunction with the Devolved Administrations, today published a Consultation Document containing draft Regulations setting out proposed systems for the collection, treatment and recycling of waste portable, industrial and automotive batteries. Business and Economics Minister, Ian Pearson, said: 'We are keen to hear from you on our approach to collect and recycle the many ...


  • Battery collection targets met

    The final Batteries Regulations data for 2012 has been published showing that the European target of collecting 25% of portable batteries placed onto the market was comfortably exceeded. The calculation is made by applying the total collected in 2012 to the average annual amount placed on the market by those that were registered in 2012. This produced a figure of 28.7% which, if compared to the ...

  • Tata Green Inverter Batteries

    Buying inverter batteries is a tiring and time consuming task. This is so because of the fact that you have to compare several batteries and several stores before finalizing the right one. This results in wastage of time and additional costs (in going to the store). Most of us live a very busy life these days and finding time for tasks like these is verydifficult. Selecting the right inverter ...


    By Batterybhai.com

  • 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 ...

  • Johnson Controls opens automotive battery recycling facility in Florence, South Carolina

    Johnson Controls, Inc., today announced the opening of its Florence Recycling Center for automotive batteries. The facility expands Johnson Controls' presence in Florence with a capital investment of more than $150 million, representing 250 new jobs, and 1,000 indirect jobs in the area. Currently, 200 employees are working onsite as the facility ramps up production. To acknowledge the plant's ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Call for papers for the 12th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR07)

    The 12th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will take place from 20 – 22 June 2007 in the very beautiful city Budapest, Hungary. At this unique event the leading experts will meet and discuss about: Worldwide update of legislative issues regarding the battery industry Reports about the implementation of the new Battery Directive in the EU  ...


  • Meeting of experts at the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015:

    Whether smartphone, remote control, laptop or camera, the list of devices meanwhile powered by batteries and accumulators is long. And it's getting longer all the time, as the range of applications becomes increasingly diverse. “The battery is a key component in mobile electronics, electric cars, renewables – and possibly in intelligent power grids as well,” emphasised ...

  • New industrial processes for the recycling of critical metals from waste batteries

    The CoLaBats iniciative works in provide new industrial processes for the recycling of the critical metals Cobalt and Lanthanides and key economic metals Nickel and Lithium, from waste batteries, significantly improving recycling efficiencies and metal purity from existing recovery routes. Tecnalia will operate the pilots in an industrial setting at battery recycling plants and demonstrated to ...

  • Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Rechargeable Batteries Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092504/Global-Rechargeable-Batteries-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Battery This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • TMC to sell Electricity Management System using recycled hybrid vehicle batteries to toyota dealers in Japan

    Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that starting this April, it will sell an electricity management system that uses recycled nickel-metal hydride batteries from hybrid vehicles to Toyota vehicle dealers throughout Japan. Through such means, TMC is aiming for the more effective use of resources used in batteries. The systems will be sold via TMC’s energy business company, Toyota ...

  • 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 ...

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