Recycling my Cordless Phone Batteries.

It is important that you dispose of (Recycling) your used rechargeable battery correctly. You can return it by hand to GMK, however you should not send used batteries by Royal Mail.

There are lots of collection points in your area, an example being at most large Recycling Phone Batterysupermarkets. Please take  them as part of your usual shopping trip then that will also be better for the environment.

Here you can find more information on how often you need to replace or change your phone battery.

Where and how can I recycle my old battery?

You can take batteries back to the shop where you bought them and they are should take them and recycle them properly. You can also recycle batteries at each of the five main Household Recycling Centres (HRC’s) in your area.

Recycling all these types of batteries?

All general purpose dry cell household batteries including:

  • Zinc carbon
  • Lithium
  • Mercuric oxide
  • Any dry-cell rechargeable batteries
  • Zinc chloride
  • Alkaline manganese
  • Primary button cells
  • Zinc air
  • Silver oxide
  • Nickel cadmium

You can find other helpful information in our Guides Page.

Thank you for your interest in our site.

By G. Moore BSc (Hons) 22/05/2001