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At Greenzone, we have extensive knowledge of Hazardous Waste disposal making us perfectly positioned to provide a secure and streamlined battery disposal process. We offer free collection and recycling of battery containers for portable batteries. These are available in a range of sizes to suit your needs. Get in touch today to arrange your first, free, portable waste battery collection, or request a quote for our industrial battery collection service.

What's the Difference between a Portable and Industrial Battery?

UK Battery Regulations define a portable battery or battery pack as one which is sealed, can be hand-carried without difficulty, and is neither an automotive or industrial battery. To help with this definition The Environment Agency has issued guidance to clarify the open-ended question of what constitutes something that can be easily hand carried.

The guidance states “From 1st January 2016 any battery over 4 kg will be classed as industrial. Batteries below 4 kg may still be classed as industrial if they are designed exclusively for professional or industrial use”. Greenzone can advise you if you are unsure on any waste rules and regulations including batteries.

Our in-house Compliance and Quality Team are always working to ensure you are fully compliant. As a business, no matter how big or small, you don’t need the headache of falling short of waste disposal regulations. We can offer expert advice on all waste streams and with our technical know-how, you can focus on the more important matters at hand.