Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

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> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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> Rechargeable Battery industry investing for Employment in Europe

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> Battery recyclers supporting the European Resource Efficiency policy

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> Active materials manufacturers involved in the Raw Materials Initiative

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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

for a green circular economy

> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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> Original Equipment manufacturers for Electrical Energy usage

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> Rechargeable Battery industry investing for Employment in Europe

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> Battery recyclers supporting the European Resource Efficiency policy

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> Active materials manufacturers involved in the Raw Materials Initiative

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Advanced Rechargeable Batteries

for a green circular economy

> Rechargeable Battery manufacturers for a sustainable economy

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> Original Equipment manufacturers for Electrical Energy usage

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> Rechargeable Battery industry investing for Employment in Europe

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> Battery recyclers supporting the European Resource Efficiency policy

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Legislation & Transport

19
FEB
2014

2nd Informal Working Group Meeting – Large Lithium Batteries and UN transport manual

The documents  can be found under “Knowledge Base” – “Transport” or via the lin...
17
OCT
2013

The Batteries Directive amendment approved in the Environment Council in Luxemburg

The text will be sent now to translation and, once ready, it will be published in the Official Journal of the EU together with the Q&A...
26
APR
2013

Multilateral agreement M259 concerning the carriage of damaged of defective lithium cells of batteries (UN 3090 – 3091 – 3480 – 3481)

Carriage of damaged lithium batteries or cells is permitted according to SP 661 of ADR 3.3.1, only under additional conditions defined by...

RECHARGE Positions

14
APR
2014

Re-use and Second use of Rechargeable Batteries

With the market development of new rechargeable battery technologies offering longer service life and the possibility to be used to power other...
07
OCT
2013

RECHARGE’s proposal on Environmental Footprint of Rechargeable Batteries selected as a EU pilot Project

The European Commission has selected RECHARGE to develop the Product Environment Footprint for rechargeable batteries in an advanced pilot phase....
04
SEP
2013

Comparison of definitions within the different Waste Directives

This document presents a comparison of the defintion relatives to batteries in the following waste directives: Waste Framework...

RECHARGE Newsletter Releases

20
MAR
2014

Single market for green products: EU’s eco-management scheme shows positive long-term impacts

Standards for environmental management, such as EMAS and ISO 14001, aim to help organisations become more sustainable, but they have received...
20
MAR
2014

Raw materials and resource efficiency: Game on for 30% binding resource efficiency target by 2030

 The European Commission’s environment directorate is pushing hard for a binding target to increase Europe’s resource efficiency 30% by...
04
MAR
2014

Batteries: UK close to meeting 2013 battery recycling target

Data published by the Environment Agency last week shows that the UK is close to meeting its recycling targe t for waste portable batteries....