Batteries

Batteries Green Close-up

Long touted as a voluntary success story for product stewardship in the U.S., the issue of rechargeable battery recovery has room to mature before it is fully charged. And single-use batteries have yet to see comprehensive program or policy solutions.

Fortunately, local governments, battery producers, manufacturers of battery-using products and others continue their work on battery policy to recover resources, prevent environmental harm, and establish state-level legislation.

Related Projects

Electric Drive Vehicle End-of-Life Battery Market Research

EDV Tesla Plug In

This market assessment sought to understand if the processing infrastructure for batteries from Electric Drive Vehicles (EDV) in North America will be sufficient for the

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Used Oil and HHW Collection, Outreach & Education

Oil Drum Rusty Top

This broadly recognized program—documented in a peer reviewed journal and a nationally-distributed trade magazine—has achieved a recycling rate above 90% for used motor oil from

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Battery Product Stewardship

Batteries Field

At times energizing, at times draining, work toward expanded recovery of rechargeable and single-use batteries is slowly charging ahead. Nationwide, industry-sponsored recovery programs for rechargeable

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Northwest Product Stewardship Council Coordination

Table Globe & Stars

This NW institution has long demonstrated the creativity and effectiveness of local and state government to originate, refine and bring to life the critical policy

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