Battery recycling survey leads to Radio stardom!

During December 2017, BatteryBack carried out its annual battery recycling survey for the second year to understand the battery recycling awareness and habits of UK households. This highlighted that there was a small increase in those recycling batteries compared to last year but worryingly, a third of those questions still admitted to throwing batteries in…

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Big Battery Hunt

Following the success of last year’s trial, BatteryBack and Duracell are now working on The Big Battery Hunt for 2018. This will involve over half a million primary school pupils collecting used batteries using a purpose designed box, with those collecting the most winning prizes such as Duracell bunnies. Schools are being recruited now and…

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Open for Business!

The newly developed battery recycling plant, at WasteCare’s Halifax treatment facility, commenced production this week. The plant is the first of its kind in the UK and enables all alkaline batteries to be recovered down to their component parts. More than 90% of all portable batteries collected for recycling are based on zinc and manganese…

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