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Defra launches battery consultation to reduce waste

Reducing the 700 million batteries sent to landfill and increasing battery recycling are two of the aims of a consultation launched by the Government today. Views are sought to find the best ways to implement the EU Batteries and Accumulators Directive in the UK, which comes into force on September 26 2008. The proposals look at improving the environmental performance of new batteries and ensuring collection, treatment and recycling of more waste batteries. The consultation will end on ...