Mercury (hazardous waste) 
EAL-kode: 160603 – NS:7082

Kadium  (hazardous waste) 
EAL-kode: 160602 – NS:7084

Lead  (hazardous waste)
EAL-kode: 160601 – NS:7092

Alkaline (not hazardous waste)
 EAL- kode: 200133 – NS:7093

Lithium , disposable and primary batteries  (not hazardous waste)
EAL-kode: 160605 – NS:7094

Should contain

  • All types of small batteries
  • Ni-MH Batteries
  • Alkaline Batteries u/ Hg, Cd
  • Lithium batteries, disposable and primary batteries 
  • Hearing aid batteries

Should not contain

  • Car batteries
  • Batteries from tools
  • Other types of hazardous waste


Small battery types listed above are recyclable. Remember to tape the poles of the lithium battery to each pole so that they do not react to other batteries and create heat.


Collected separately as a separate fraction in container.  Some batteries are hazardous waste, while others are not. If non-hazardous batteries are supplied with mixed batteries that are hazardous waste, all batteries are handled as hazardous waste. Batteries must be declared and this must be done electronically on


Delivered to approved receipt for sorting, processing and/or destruction.


The batteries are recycled as much as possible.


Will incur additional costs and may result in reception refusing to accept it. If the declaration is not completed, hazardous waste is not taken by the driver.

Referral regulations

Waste Regulations

Special risk factors

Heat may develop when storing small batteries.

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