EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: European Environment Agency (EEA).
Data cover 21 EEA member countries. Norway, Romania, Malta, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Estonia are not included due to lack of data. Data have been derived from various, non-harmonised, sources and are only roughly accurate.
When the time comes to change your car battery, recycle your old one.
Check with your local authorities for their advice as they might recommend that you take it to a special disposal site, or to a garage which collects them for recycling and proper disposal.
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