Battery Recycling Services

We work in line with the Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005, which replaced Wales and England’s special waste regulations. These mean that all batteries are, effectively, classified as hazardous waste. Therefore the storage, transport, and disposal of these must be done in accordance with the regulations. Failure to do so is a serious offence.

The site where waste batteries are generated must register with the environmental agency as a ‘Hazardous Waste Producer’, which requires a small annual payment. At Husky, we can arrange this for you and manage your yearly renewals.

A consignment note must be issued with every collection and a fee paid to the Environmental Agency. This note must be signed after each collection, and must be kept for three years after that date.

Regulations are slightly different in Scotland and Northern Ireland, as they are covered by The Special Waste Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2004. These are primarily the same, except that the carrier must purchase pre-numbered consignment notes from SEPA, and pre-notify them of collections. A copy of the note must then be sent to SEPA by the cosignee (us) and registered on the quarterly returns to the Environment Agency.

Full details of all regulations can be found at environment-agency.gov.uk