Regulator Approves UK’s First Recycling Plant for Household Batteries

Posted on 19th January, 2021

Specialist waste management firm, WasteCare, has opened the UK’s first full-scale household battery recycling facility following approval from the Environment Agency (EA).  The £2 million state-of-the-art facility in Elland, West Yorkshire has processing capacity for 25,000 tonnes of household batteries meaning it can recycle all UK’s spent alkaline batteries and avoid them being shipped to…

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