Waste batteries can have a significant adverse impact on local environments if they are not collected and treated appropriately.  The EU introduced a law to harmonize the different laws across the Member States at a high level whilst leaving the countries free to implement their own requirements.

Other countries have followed this environmental initiative to reduce the amount of waste batteries being landfilled and maximize their recovery.  Click on the flag below for more details for the cluster/country.

EU_FlagB.jpg EU Battery Requirements  

Canada_FlagB.jpg Canada Battery Requirements

 French Battery Requirements (French/English)