Collect and Recycle

EV Battery Recycling For UK Businesses

We offer a secure and professional EV battery recycling service nationwide. Book a collection for your electric vehicle waste today.

Car Recycling Services

Battery Recycling

We collect and recycle a range of battery waste. Find out more on our battery recycling service here.

Car Battery Recycling

We recycle car batteries in bulk loads across the UK. Book a collection for your waste today.

Tyre Recycling

We collect large volumes of tyres and ensure they are recycled into new products.

Car Bumper Recycling

We specialise in recycling car bumpers for businesses nationwide.

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Can Electric Car Batteries Be Recycled?

Yes! Electric car batteries can be recycled with the help of our specialist team. We collect these lithium-ion batteries nationwide, transporting them to licensed recycling centres. 


At Collect and Recycle, we specialise in disposing of hazardous waste, including a range of batteries. This also includes tyres and lead-acid batteries from petrol or diesel cars. 

Our EV battery recycling service is designed to provide an environmentally responsible solution for managing end-of-life batteries. This ensures that valuable materials are recovered and reused, while minimising environmental impact.


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Get in touch with our team today by filling in the form. We can then arrange an electric vehicle battery recycling collection that suits your business.

The Benefits Of Recycling Electric Car Batteries

Disposing of EV batteries using our recycling service is essential to minimising their impact on the planet. According to an EEA report on electric vehicles, GHG emissions of electric vehicles were about 17-30% lower than the emissions of petrol and diesel cars. 

However, the environmental impact of EV battery production and disposal has caused concern. Electric vehicle batteries are created using three main metals; lithium, cobalt and nickel. Here are some key statistics to keep in mind:


EV batteries contain valuable materials like lithium, cobalt, and nickel. Recycling allows the recovery of these materials, reducing the need for new mining activities, which are energy-intensive and environmentally damaging. By recycling, we conserve natural resources and reduce the dependency on raw material extraction.

The extraction and processing of raw materials for battery production have significant environmental impacts, including habitat destruction, water pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions. Recycling battery materials mitigates these impacts by lessening the demand for new materials.

We Recycle EV Batteries For A Range Of Businesses

We understand that every business is unique, which is why we offer tailored recycling solutions that align with your specific needs. Our services are ideal for a wide array of sectors, including:

Automotive Industry

Whether you're a vehicle manufacturer, dealership, or maintenance service, we help you responsibly recycle EV batteries, aligning with your commitment to sustainability.

Energy Sector

For businesses in energy storage and production, our recycling services ensure that the batteries used in energy systems are handled with utmost care.

Electronics Manufacturers

Companies that produce or handle electronic goods utilising lithium-ion technology can benefit from our specialised recycling processes, ensuring materials are recovered and reused.

Fleet Operators

For businesses operating EV fleets, our recycling services help manage battery end-of-life responsibly, maintaining your green credentials and supporting your sustainability objectives.

Government and Public Sector

We support public institutions in managing EV battery waste, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and promoting community sustainability.

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Innovative Approach

We turned to Collect and Recycle for their EV battery recycling service and were extremely impressed with their innovative approach and commitment to environmental responsibility. As an EV manufacturer, we produce a significant number of batteries that eventually reach their end of life.


Leading the Way

Collect and Recycle's EV battery recycling service is a game-changer for the automotive industry. As a dealership committed to sustainability, finding a responsible way to recycle the EV batteries we collect was a top priority.


Book A Collection For Your EV Battery Recycling

Car batteries are recyclable with the help of our team. Recycling is essential for sustainable resource use, reducing environmental impact, enhancing waste management and improving energy efficiency. We can collect your battery waste in bulk loads, ensuring materials such as lithium enter the recycling process and are repurposed for use in new products. 

Get in touch with our team today by filling out the form on this page. One of the team will then get back to you shortly providing a quote and collection date. We offer a hassle-free, efficient waste management service, enabling your business to boost recycling rates.


How Long Do Electric Car Batteries Last?

On average, electric car batteries last between 8 – 12 years. Once they reach the end of their lifespan, businesses can contact our professional recycling team to dispose of EV batteries safely.

What Happens To Dead Electric Car Batteries?

Dead electric car batteries can be collected in large volumes with the help of our team. The batteries will then be transported to licensed facilities for recycling and repurposing into new products.

How Do EV Batteries Work?

These batteries are typically lithium-ion, the same basic technology used in many consumer electronics, but scaled up for automotive use.

The battery pack in an EV consists of many smaller cells grouped into modules. These cells contain a cathode (positive electrode), an anode (negative electrode), and an electrolyte that allows ions to move between the electrodes. When the EV is being driven, lithium ions move from the anode through the electrolyte to the cathode, releasing electrons that flow through an external circuit and power the electric motor.


How Are EV Battery Parts Recycled?

Batteries are tested to assess their remaining capacity. Some may be suitable for “second-life” applications, such as energy storage systems, while others proceed to recycling. The battery pack is manually disassembled to separate the battery cells from the module casing and other components.

Cells and modules are then shredded to break down the solid structure into smaller pieces, allowing for the separation of materials. Metals can then be recovered and used to manufacture new batteries.