Commission retreats on NiCd batteries ban

Proposals for a new Directive on batteries were finally published by the European Commission on 25 November.1 Earlier plans for a ban on nickel-cadmium batteries have been dropped. Producers claim that the Directive's central target on recycling is unachievable.

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