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Battery recycling law agreed by EU

The European Union (EU) reached a conciliation agreement on the new Battery Directive yesterday. This means that the EU agreed on the text of the impending law to make battery recycling compulsory from 2008, although the European Parliament and representatives from member states will have another chance to vote on the draft directive. Welcoming the move EU environment commissioner Stavros Dimas said: “Now it is time to start implementing the provisions ...