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Exide Technologies looks forward to reopen its Vernon smelter facility

Exide Technologies looks forward to reopen its Vernon smelter facility

July 14th 2014 08:29 AM
The Milton, Georgia headquartered battery recycler Exide Technologies has agreed to make enhancements at its Vernon facility as per the new air quality standards announced by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD)

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Lead battery shipment by N. America rose 8% during Jan-Apr '14

Lead battery shipment by N. America rose 8% during Jan-Apr '14

June 30th 2014 08:50 AM
The latest data released by the Battery Council International (BCI) indicates that the shipment of original equipment automotive lead batteries in the North American market rose considerably during the initial four months of the year
Vermont's single-use battery recycling law to go into effect on  Jan 1, 2016

Vermont's single-use battery recycling law to go into effect on Jan 1, 2016

June 12th 2014 08:25 AM
The manufacturers and sellers of single-use battery in the state of Vermont will have to implement a battery collection programme from 2016 onwards
Battery Recycler Exide's Vernon facility violated standards: US EPA

Battery Recycler Exide's Vernon facility violated standards: US EPA

June 2nd 2014 08:24 AM
The Milton, Georgia headquartered battery recycler Exide Technologies was notified by the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
Replacement battery shipment by N. America fell 13% in Feb '14

Replacement battery shipment by N. America fell 13% in Feb '14

April 3rd 2014 06:43 AM
The latest data released by the Battery Council International (BCI) indicates that the shipment of replacement Lead-acid batteries
UK looks set to meet 2013 battery recycling target

UK looks set to meet 2013 battery recycling target

March 5th 2014 11:09 PM
The provisional battery recycling data published by the Environment Agency (EA) last week indicates that UK may well surpass the self-imposed battery recycling target of 30% in 2013
Spanish research group unveils TSIL technology to extract metals from batteries

Spanish research group unveils TSIL technology to extract metals from batteries

February 28th 2014 05:30 AM
The Spanish firm Tecnalia plans to run pilot runs of its latest technology to extract valuable metals from used batteries
Sumitomo unveils world's first power storage system that utilizes used batteries

Sumitomo unveils world's first power storage system that utilizes used batteries

February 24th 2014 05:23 AM
Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corporation in co-operation with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd has successfully developed and installed the world's first large-scale power storage system which makes use of used electric vehicles (EV) batteries
Fire breaks out at Darlaston battery recycling facility

Fire breaks out at Darlaston battery recycling facility

January 15th 2014 05:38 AM
A massive fire broke out at the Darlaston battery recycling plant of G&P Batteries during early hours yesterday
Battery recycling rate by members jumped 10% in 2012: EBRA

Battery recycling rate by members jumped 10% in 2012: EBRA

December 16th 2013 05:35 AM
The battery recycling rate in 2012 registered a growth of 10% over the previous year, says European Battery Recycling Association (EBRA)
Call2Recycle's battery collection surged 328% in mandated provinces

Call2Recycle's battery collection surged 328% in mandated provinces

June 3rd 2014 02:49 AM
Call2Recycle- the product stewardship program providing no-cost battery and cell phone recycling solution has reported significant surge in collection rates in the mandated municipalities in British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec provinces
Call2Recycle collected 1.7 million kilograms of used batteries so far in 2013

Call2Recycle collected 1.7 million kilograms of used batteries so far in 2013

June 3rd 2014 02:51 AM
Call2Recycle- the product stewardship program providing no-cost battery and cellphone recycling solutions
Call2Recycle battery recycling plan receives DEC approval

Call2Recycle battery recycling plan receives DEC approval

August 9th 2013 07:45 AM
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has given approval to the Call2Recycle battery management plan under the New York State Rechargeable Battery Act
Environmental groups press Rayovac to recycle their batteries

Environmental groups press Rayovac to recycle their batteries

August 2nd 2013 05:24 AM
A non-profit group- Texas Campaign for the Environment (TCE) along with 26 other organizations across the country
UK funds 'grinding technology' to extract and recycle metals from used battery

UK funds 'grinding technology' to extract and recycle metals from used battery

July 11th 2013 12:18 PM
The Technology Strategy Board of the UK is reported to be funding a research project designed to extract and recycle metals from used batteries
US based secondary lead smelter opposes relentless US lead battery exports to Mexico

US based secondary lead smelter opposes relentless US lead battery exports to Mexico

May 24th 2013 08:47 AM
The prominent secondary lead smelter in the US-RSR Corporation has written an open letter to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
More emphasis needed on recycling and reuse of Li-ion batteries, says new paper

More emphasis needed on recycling and reuse of Li-ion batteries, says new paper

May 22nd 2013 06:19 AM
A new paper in the ACS journal calls for more emphasis on recycling and reuse of Li-ion batteries
Mexico is the key recycling destination of US used batteries, reveals CEC

Mexico is the key recycling destination of US used batteries, reveals CEC

May 16th 2013 07:13 AM
The recent study report by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) reveals that a lion's share of spent lead-acid batteries (SLABs) recycled in Mexico come from the USA
Scrap Car Battery Prices Down

Scrap Car Battery Prices Down

May 9th 2013 11:10 AM
Mexico at risk of becoming pollution haven, trade of used batteries from US surge

Mexico at risk of becoming pollution haven, trade of used batteries from US surge

March 26th 2013 01:16 PM
Enormously large quantities of used batteries are being shipped from US across the border to Mexico. This is not because the US lacks recycling facilities or Mexico possesses better recycling facilities than the US.
Vernon battery recycling plant told to reduce emissions

Vernon battery recycling plant told to reduce emissions

March 25th 2013 12:42 PM
Air district officials have ordered Exide Technologies-one of the largest battery recyclers, to check emissions from its Vernon plant.
UK Battery recycling surpasses the collection target for 2012

UK Battery recycling surpasses the collection target for 2012

March 18th 2013 07:12 AM
According to the recent data released by the UK Environment Agency, the country has surpassed the battery collection target during the year 2012.
Croatia to host International Congress for Battery Recycling

Croatia to host International Congress for Battery Recycling

February 21st 2013 06:39 AM
The 18th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR) will be held at the Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, Dubrovnik on the Croation coast from September 11 to 13.
Scrap lead battery prices nudge upwards

Scrap lead battery prices nudge upwards

January 31st 2013 07:57 AM
Free-market scrap lead battery prices have increased slightly as moderately higher demand weakens supply.