Battery Recycling

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Thanks to new EU Regulations implemented on the 26th of September 2008 it is now even easier to recycle your old batteries! According to the Regulations all retail outlets that sell batteries are now obliged to take back old batteries of similar type.

10,000 retail outlets including convenience stores, supermarkets, jewellers, hardware stores and garages will participate in the scheme. The scheme includes schools, hospitals and offices.

The good news for consumers is that there is no charge or obligation to purchase new batteries at participating outlets. The service is absolutely FREE!

By recycling and preventing batteries from going to landfill, you will help protect the environment and human health from potential hazardous chemicals. 

For more information about the scheme you can contact WEEE Ireland on 01- 2999320 or