Requirements for battery collection set in environmental legislation

Akkukierrätys Pb Oy is a producer organisation founded by battery importers. It takes care of the coordination of battery collection and recycling on behalf of the importers. The practical implementation of collection and recycling is handled by the partners of Akkukierrätys Pb Oy, which are required to possess all relevant permits.

Battery collectors include battery shops, car services providers, disassembly plants, waste management plants, scrap dealers and various other parties. Depending on the nature of a battery collector, the requirements regarding environmental permits and reporting processes may vary. 

The environmental protection authorities of your municipality can provide further information.