Guide

Battery waste: producer and supplier responsibilities

Last updated: 9 October 2017

Overview

There are rules on how to manage your battery waste if you:

  • sell or distribute batteries
  • produce batteries (and products that contain batteries)
  • import batteries (products that contain batteries) for sale in the UK
  • recycle batteries (this includes collection, treatment, export)

The rules are different for portable, industrial and vehicle batteries.

Battery waste: producer and supplier responsibilities
Overview