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10 July 2017

Appointments round-up (10/07/2017)

With news on: UKWSL’s sales director; SEaB Energy board members; Amey Investments MD; Hadfield Wood Recyclers’ new SHEQ manager; G&P Batteries director; and, O’Donovan named ‘Industry Champion’.

BATTERY RECYCLING

Welcome to our news section with information particularly relevant to those involved in batteries recycling...

NEWS ARCHIVE

26 January 2015

Defra launches delayed batteries consultation

 

Long-delayed proposals to change the guidance on the classification of waste portable batteries have been published, more than a year after an original consultation on the subject was scrapped. The Department for Environment, Food...

4 December 2014

Q3 batteries data highlights lead acid disparity

 

The latest waste battery recycling data shows that the proportion of lead acid batteries being used to meet EU targets is declining, but still makes up the majority of the tonnages collected by compliance schemes. The third ...

23 October 2014

Appointment round-up

 

With news on the  approval of Environment Commissioner by the European Parliament; senior staff appointments at Biffa, and; new managing director at G&P Batteries   MEPs approve Environment ...

27 August 2014

Lead acid battery slowdown continues in 2014 Q2

 

The proportion of lead acid batteries that are being used to meet waste portable battery recycling targets has continued its decline in the second quarter of 2014, figures published by the Environment Agency last week show. The

23 June 2014

G&P expands automated battery sorting line

 

Waste battery recycling firm G&P Batteries has increased the capacity of its automated battery sorting line, believed to be the first of its kind in Europe at its facility in Darlaston, West Midlands. The technology is programmed ...

19 June 2014

Q1 battery data shows lead acid slowdown

 

By Will Date The proportion of lead acid batteries that is being used to meet waste portable battery recycling targets appears to be on the decline, figures published by the Environment Agency last week ...

4 March 2014

UK close to meeting 2013 battery recycling target

 

By Will Date Data published by the Environment Agency last week shows that the UK is close to meeting its recycling target for waste portable batteries. However, industry sources have said that...

4 February 2014

G&P Batteries suffers second fire in weeks

 

By Will Date Battery recycling firm G&P Batteries has suffered a second fire in just over two weeks at its facility in Darlaston, West Midlands, after a stack of lithium batteries caught alight this ...

14 January 2014

Operations continue at G&P Batteries despite fire

 

By Will Date Battery recycling firm G&P Batteries has reassured clients that operations at its Darlaston plant are continuing as normal today (January 14), after a fire broke out at the facility in the ...

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