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Battery Recycling

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.

Automotive batteries
As a producer of automotive batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, we, Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., Branch UK, are obliged to collect, free of charge and within a reasonable time, waste automotive batteries for treatment and recycling from final holders e.g. garages, scrap yards, end-of-life vehicle Authorised Treatment Facilities, Civic Amenity Sites, etc. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new automotive batteries on the market.
If you require us to take back any automotive batteries, please contact us at customersupport@yamaha-motor.co.uk or telephone 0203 027 5116 and ask to speak to a member of the Customer Service team. We will agree the necessary arrangements for the collection, proper treatment and recycling of the waste automotive batteries.

Industrial batteries
As a producer of industrial batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, we, Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., Branch UK, lead-acid industrial batteries. We are obliged to take back free of charge, waste industrial batteries supplied to an end user for treatment and recycling. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new industrial batteries on the market. If any of our customers or in certain cases other end users, require us to take back Industrial batteries, they should contact us at customersupport@yamaha-motor.co.uk or telephone 0203 027 5116 and ask to speak to a member of the Customer Service team. We will agree the necessary arrangements for the return, proper treatment and recycling of the waste industrial batteries.

When an automotive (starter) battery in your vehicle or the industrial battery if your vehicle is electric, reaches the end of its life, it can also be taken to the facilities listed below for disposal:

  • Garages
  • 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/)