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Disposal of lithium-ion batteries

Entrust the disposal of used or damaged lithium-ion batteries from your company to a safe pair of hands. We take care of an eco-friendly and sustainable recycling of your industrial lithium batteries.

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Overview of our services

Your expert for lithium-ion battery recycling

Transportation and storage

  • Pick-up possible as early as 48 hours after order placement
  • Transport approved for dangerous goods
  • Fully-qualified drivers and transparent GPS tracking

Recycling and reuse

  • Disposal in certified recycling facilities
  • Resource-friendly handling of EOL batteries
  • Recovery of valuable materials

Waste container management

  • Suitable transport container for batteries
  • Demand-based rental model
  • Simple container return

Consulting and training

  • Process optimisation when dealing with li-ion batteries
  • Legal requirements for the disposal of batteries
  • Return of batteries for recycling from abroad

    Our partner for a strong cooperation

    Karle Recycling
    TD Ebenhausen
    Our experts for Battery recycling
    Lara Bitterling
    Lara Bitterling

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    Customer FAQ

    • Can Interzero also provide services for defective or damaged batteries?

      Yes. We work with our customers to coordinate all of the activities that are required to guarantee safe transportation and legally compliant recycling. One important step here is ensuring batteries are packed correctly and cost-effectively.

    • Who is responsible for the disposal of industrial batteries?

      Within the EU, European Directive 2006/66/EC regulates the placing on the market, collection and disposal of all types of batteries – including industrial batteries. European Directives must generally be transposed into national law by all EU member states. In Germany, this resulted in the passing of the Battery Act. The Battery Act defines industrial batteries as “batteries that are intended solely for use in industrial, commercial or agricultural applications, for electric vehicles of any type or for the propulsion of hybrid vehicles.” Accordingly, the Battery Act requires manufacturers and distributors of industrial batteries in Germany to offer consumers options for take-back at no cost and to then dispose of these batteries as appropriate. In all other EU member states, comparable sets of obligations exist for the take-back and recycling of industrial batteries.

    • What costs are associated with the movement and/or recycling of EOL lithium-ion batteries?

      Costs can vary widely. Factors such as battery condition, available transport packaging and the pick-up site all have a role to play here.

    • What is a “notification”?

      Notification is a procedure required by law for the disposal of waste or transportation performed in the context of transboundary recycling (inside and outside the EU).

    • I am a manufacturer or distributor of lithium-ion batteries – what should I be aware of?

      We can arrange a personal consultation to discuss your legal obligations regarding the handling of EOL lithium-ion batteries. Please contact us.

    • Why is the professional recycling of EOL lithium-ion batteries so important?

      Battery recycling helps to conserve precious resources and enhance the security of supply by recovering valuable metals such as lithium, cobalt and silver. Professional handling also plays a key role here, due to the severity of these batteries’ potential hazards (fire risk, short circuit, emission of poisonous gases, etc.).


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