Which batteries is Akkukierrätys responsible for?

Akkukierrätys Pb Oy is responsible for all lead-based batteries used in vehicles or industry. When reporting the amount of batteries imported, companies are asked to report the amounts separately for vehicle batteries and industrial batteries.

Lead-acid batteries of vehicles

  • Cars (including the lead-acid batteries of hybrid and electric cars)
  • Maintenance vehicles
  • Lorries and buses
  • Agriculture and forestry machinery
  • Earth-moving machinery
  • Vehicle-mounted cranes
  • Mopeds and motorcycles
  • Campers

Industrial lead-acid batteries

  • Telecommunications
  • Forklifts
  • UPS
  • Boats
  • Material processing
  • Alarm, fire and security systems
  • Emergency exit lights
  • Cleaning machinery
  • Electricity grids
  • Railways
  • Industrial systems