Online Training on Battery Recycling: Identification, Sorting, End of Life Management

Online • 9. November 2021

Online Training on Battery Recycling: Identification, Sorting, End of Life Management

Join the PREVENT Waste Alliance for an online training on managing batteries as part of sustainable e-waste management. The virtual format is designed for e-waste recyclers and other stakeholders interested to learn about the management of batteries.

If you would prefer to participate in the french version of this training on 10 November 2021, please click here.

PREVENT invites you to join an online training on 9 November 2021 from 13:00-16:00h CET on managing batteries as part of sustainable e-waste management. The training will be held by Mario Champagne who has conducted over 550 site audits in over 33 countries and has over 17 years experience in WEEE and battery recycling services. Mario works as the Technical and Audit Manager for the European Recycling Platform, H2 Compliance, and Companies of the Landbell Group.

Target Group: E-waste recyclers and other stakeholders interested to learn about management of batteries. The training assumes limited prior knowledge, but will be technical in nature.

Content: This training will cover all battery types from AAA to lithium ion and lead acid batteries, looking at the following topics:

  • Type of batteries
  • Chemistries and identification tips
  • Environment, health & safety aspects
  • Emergency situations management
  • Collection and handling
  • Receiving and storage
  • Sorting
  • Conditioning for transfer
  • Legal aspects for transfer
  • Recycling, reuse, re-purposing and disposal technologies
  • Lessons learned from PREVENT pilot in the African context

Opportunities to clarify understanding and experiences will be given throughout.

This webinar is taking place as part of the PREVENT pilot project “Finding Solutions for Problematic E-Waste Fractions”, which is being implemented by Landbell Group in cooperation with the PREVENT E-Waste Working Group.

 

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