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Call for Government to act swiftly on Batteries Directive

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has called on the Government to act more swiftly to implement the Batteries Directive, which comes into force this September.Under the Directive the UK has to recycle 25% of its portable batteries by 2012, rising to 45% by 2016.An ESA spokesman said: The Government should implement the European Directive more effectively and faster in order to meet the targets.It will need to step up the challenge to increase ...