What is the Batteries Directive?
<> This directive sets out clear guidelines for the collection, treatment and recycling of waste industrial, automotive and portable batteries.
<> All batteries are required to be labelled with the appropriate battery label.
<> The regulations have been put in place to ensure that products are recycled using best available treatment, recovery and recycling techniques to ensure human health and high environmental protection.
How do I know if my product is covered?
<> If the symbol shown here is found on any of your goods, it means that the product is covered by the Batteries Regulations.
How do I recycle my old batteries?
<> Under the Waste Battery Regulations, Mobileguru are now offering a take back scheme for all portable waste batteries. You can return your waste batteries to MobileGuru, PO Box 2564, Luton, LU3 2AF.
<> Alternatively, you can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at www.recyclenow.co.uk
. Most supermarkets and shops that sell batteries will have collection bins for used batteries, and some town halls, libraries or schools may also set up collection points. End-users may find stores in their local area more accessible.