Consumer batteries not worth recycling, says DTI report

The forthcoming EC Directive on battery recycling should be limited to industrial and car batteries, together with the small amount of consumer batteries containing lead or cadmium, according to a study by consultants ERM for the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). 1 Meanwhile, a separate study for the European Commission says a ban on nickel/cadmium (NiCd) batteries is not only feasible but possible before the proposed deadline of 2008.

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