Statutory guidance

Waste battery recycling efficiencies: regulatory position statement

Regulatory position statement for approved battery treatment operators and exporters providing evidence of the recycling efficiences.

This publication was withdrawn on

EC recycling efficiency regulation came into force at the beginning of 2014 and reporting requirements are now part of EPR.


Regulatory Position Statement 115: Battery Recycling Efficiencies

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This regulatory position statement provides details of the Environment Agency’s approach to the requirement for approved battery treatment operators and exporters to provide evidence of recycling efficiencies.

Published 14 May 2012