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Tewkesbury Borough

Batteries and Lightbulbs

Where it is taken?


What happens to it?


Bulbs are crushed and the different materials are separated. They are then sent for recovery and recycling with an extremely small amount being sent to landfill. For more information see


The different hazardous materials in the batteries are extracted and the metals recycled.

End market


End products

New recycled metals products, new batteries and new WEEE products.

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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