Under the Waste Batteries & Accumulators Regulations 2009, all battery producers in the UK are required to be registered with the Government as part of an EU-wide initiative to increase battery collection/recycling and completely prohibit the landfill/incineration of automotive and industrial batteries. Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., branch UK is registered as a Producer of Batteries under Registration Number NPWD232739.
When an automotive (starter) battery in your vehicle or the high voltage battery if your vehicle is electric, reaches the end of its life, it can be taken to the facilities listed below for disposal:
- Civic amenity and recycling centres
- Local authority battery collection schemes (please check with your local council)
- Licensed scrap yards
- Authorised treatment facilities (car dismantlers etc.)
To find out the easiest way to dispose of your battery please search the "Recycling near you" directory (http://www.recycle-more.co.uk/banklocator/banklocator.aspx/)
If requested, Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., branch UK can arrange for the automotive or the high voltage batteries it has produced to be collected from the types of sites listed above. Should you wish to arrange a collection, please telephone 01932 358000 and ask to speak to a member of the customer service team.