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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’.


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


26 October 2012

G&P installs Europes first automated battery sorter


By Will Date Waste battery recycler G&P Batteries has installed what is thought to be Europes first automated battery sorting machine at its facility in Darlaston, West Midlands. Batteries are ...

19 September 2012

UK on course to meet first battery collection target


By Will Date The UKs battery recycling sector is confident that the first mandatory battery recycling target will be met, following the release of collection data for the first half of 2012. ...

3 September 2012

All Oxfordshire councils now collecting batteries


All Oxfordshire councils are collecting batteries at the kerbside as of today (September 3), as Oxford city council rolls out the service to its residents. The Oxfordshire Waste Partnership (OWP), which represents the six ...

17 July 2012

UK meets 2011 battery recycling target


By Will Date The UK just met its battery recycling target in 2011, according to final portable battery recycling data published by the Environment Agency. The data shows that the overall ...

12 July 2012

WasteCare acquires assets of ailing battery recycler


Waste management firm WasteCare has purchased the assets of battery recycling firm Loddon Recycling Ltd, after the company went in to administration on June 23. WasteCare, which operates the BatteryBack compliance scheme, is a ...

10 May 2012

Tick box error linked to UKs battery target failure


The Environment Agency has confirmed that discrepancies in data from compliance scheme CCR Rebat were responsible for the 12 month delay in the release of the waste battery recycling figures for 2010. And, as a result of the ...

11 April 2012

G&P to install UKs first automated battery sorter


By Will Date Wastebatteries collector and sorter G&P Batteries is set to double the capacity of its Darlaston facility in the West Midlands with the installation of an automated battery sorting line.

22 March 2012

Battery data shows UK misses 2011 target


By Will Date Battery producers have narrowly missed their interim target to collect 18% of waste portable batteries for recycling in 2011, according to provisional Environment Agency data. And...

23 January 2012

Budget Pack scheme grows under new partnership


Budget Packs share of the battery producer compliance market looks set to grow considerably with the imminent closure of one of only six battery compliance schemes in the UK. The Bristol-based company has formed a ...

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