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Batteries

Where it is taken?

Household batteries- AA Batteries Ltd in Nuneaton

Car Batteries- Smiths Ltd in Gloucester and  H.J. Enthoven & Sons in Matlock

What happens to it?

Household batteries collected at the recycling centers are sent to AA Batteries Ltd in Nuneaton where the different materials in the batteries are extracted and recycled.

 

Car Batteries collected at the recycling centers are transported to Smiths Ltd in Gloucester before being sent to  a specialist UK based re-processor based in Matlock where the metals are extracted and sent for use in new metal products and the plastic is separated out  to be used in new plastic products. 

End market

UK

End products

Recycled metal and plastic material to be used in new products


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Page updated: 15/11/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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