Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India published the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022 to ensure environmentally sound management of waste batteries. New rules will replace Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001. The rules cover all types of batteries, viz.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zonal Bench, Chennai) in the matter of Kunjoonjamma Jose Vs Kerala Sate Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/12/2015 regarding emission and deposition of lead particles in air, water and soil alleged to have been effected by the M/s. Perfect Alloys.

In an attempt to curb the indiscriminate disposal of used lead-acid batteries and avoid backyard smelting as a means of disposal, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board is collaborating with variou

While more than 90% of lead batteries are recycled, there is a growing emphasis on environment and safety.

The Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001 apply to every manufacturer, importer, re-conditioner, assembler, dealer, recycler, auctioneer, consumer and bulk consumer involved in manufacture, processing, sale, purchase and use of batteries or components thereof.