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How to Participate

 

Battery Waste Producers
At present, there are recycling facilities for rechargeable batteries in Japan and South Korea. Battery waste producers should adopt the good practice instead of simply disposing of the used rechargeable batteries at landfills. Please contact EPD to obtain further information.

Battery Waste Producers
Estate

 

Housing Estate and Commercial/Industrial Building
A convenient collection point can make all the difference in recycling. If it's located near your home or workplace, it's a lot easier to participate. About 1800 housing estates covering over half the population have set up collection points for their residents. About 880 commercial/industrial buildings have done the same (See list of participating estates and buildings). In both cases, the EPD provides cardboard collection boxes, publicity materials and detailed guidance information to organisers.

Property management companies can sign up their premises in a few easy steps.
1. Read the online Guideline on how to organise a rechargeable battery recovery programme in housing estates and commercial/industrial buildings.
2. Complete an Application Form and return it to the Helpdesk.
3. Return the Recovered Batteries Record Form to the Helpdesk. This must be filed by the person responsible for the programme at each participating estate and building.
 
 
Manufacturers/Importers Manufacturers/Importers
 

Producers and importers of rechargeable batteries and electrical/electronic equipment have a responsibility to recycle post-consumer batteries.

An industry-wide recycling programme has been set up and manufacturers and importers are strongly urged to join. So far 25 companies/brand agents have signed up (see full list).

To join the programme, just complete the reply slip. The EPD will contact you with further details.

 
Schools
More than 250 schools have joined the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Programme (see list). It's easy to join. Please read the Guideline on how to organise a rechargeable battery recovery programme at your school. Complete the Application Form and fax it to the Helpdesk at 2318 1877.

EPD also developed a Rechargeable Battery Recycling Programme Education Kit, which includes a poster, CD-ROM game, two game boards and colour worksheets. You can apply for the kit by completing the Application Form, or call 2594 6197.

 

Schools
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Programme Education Kit
 
Participating Companies and Organisations
 

Manufacturers and Importers
The following manufacturers and importers support and fund the programme.

Company Brand
Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd.* Canon
Dah Chong Hong (Motor Service Centre) Limited Dah Chong Hong Motor Service Centre
Dell Hong Kong Ltd. DELL
Epson Hong Kong Limited Epson
GPI International Ltd.* GP
Guang Yi Company Limited GYHK
Hewlett-Packard AP (Hong Kong) Ltd. HP, Compaq
Hilti (Hong Kong) Ltd. Hilti
Hitachi (Hong Kong) Ltd. Hitachi 
Inchcape Hong Kong* Lexus, Toyota
LG Electronics HK Ltd. LG
Makita Power Tools (HK) Ltd. Makita
Momax Technology (HK) Ltd. MOMAX
Motorola Solutions Asia Pacific Ltd. Motorola Solutions
NEC HK Ltd. NEC
Olympus Hong Kong & China Ltd. Olympus 
Philips Electronics Hong Kong Ltd. Philips
Procter & Gamble Hong Kong Ltd. Braun, Oral-B
Shun Hing Group* Panasonic, eneloop
Sony Corporation of Hong Kong Ltd.* Sony
Sony Mobile Communications International AB* Sony Mobile
The Dairy Farm Company Ltd. - IKEA Division IKEA
The Westwood The Westwood
 
* Operations Subcommittee members
 
Participating Companies and Organisations
 
Other Companies

The following companies also support the scheme, for example by providing collection points at their retail outlets and stations.

7-Eleven
AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
China Mobile Hong Kong
FORTRESS
Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry
McDonald's
MTRC
Pricerite
The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
Watsons the Personal Store
Wellcome
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Government Departments and Non-Government Organisation
Business Environmental Council
Environmental Association
Environmental Protection Department
Friends of the Earth
Green Power
World Green Organisation