March 19, 2016

Battery recycling

With almost 800 collection points, our network covers the entire country and offers consumers an easy way to recycle their used lead-acid batteries free of charge. The collection point network is available to all consumers so that used lead-acid batteries can be recycled easily and effectively. You can find the collection point closest to you by visiting

By taking a used battery to a collection point, you make sure that batteries are recycled in a safe, environmentally friendly and efficient system and then reused as appropriate. Almost 100% of the lead that comes from batteries and ends up in waste management facilities is utilized and the same goes for plastic in plastic casings. Battery acid is neutralized into water and salts.

A lead-acid battery is marked with a Pb symbol.

Conceptual drawing illustrating the lead-acid battery recycling process