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UPS and UPS Battery Disposal

Published by Jason Koffler on 03 January 2014

UPS and Battery removal/disposal requires a professional service

All exhausted batteries represent a hazard to health and require careful handling and disposal. UPS Battery Disposal is an important service which Critical Power Supplies with a range of normal working hours or out of office hours optons including the movement of split batteries. When you require removal and disposal of old failed or replaced batteries, Cliff Cheehtam our Operations Manager will arrange safe collection and environmentally friendly disposal of any sealed lead acid or wet cell batteries, which is carried out to ISO14001 AND environment agency standards. As part of the process you are provided with electronic copies including images of the waste processed which should be kept for a minimum three years.

WEEE Standard Battery Disposal Service

Are you aware that you are legally required to responsibly dispose of waste batteries? Which also means your site may need to become a registered waste site as part of the process. Critical Power Supplies as a registered waste handler and backed by a professional end to end process can manage your battery removal and disposal whether its a small quantity of batteries or several tonnes.

“The EU Batteries Directive aims to reduce the impact on the environment of the manufacture, distribution, use and recovery of batteries. Certain parts of the Directive are implemented in th UK by the Waste batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009.”

“The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 set out rules for collecting, treating and recycling all types of batteries* in the UK” and “The regulators place certain responsibilites on producers distributors, waste battery treatment site and waste battery exporters”.

*Battery = Primary (single use) and secondary battery cells (rechargeable, accumulators)

Cliff Cheetham Operations and Service Manager at Critical Power Supplies can help you and please call us on 0800 978 8988 for more information or email him at Cliff [@] Criticalpowersupplies.co.uk