As a producer of automotive batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, Leyland Trucks is obliged to collect, free of charge and within a reasonable time, waste automotive batteries for treatment and recycling from final holders e.g. garages, scrap yards, end-of-life vehicle Authorised Treatment Facilities, Civic Amenity Sites, etc. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new automotive batteries on the market.
If you are a final holder and require us to take back any automotive batteries, please contact your nearest DAF dealer who will agree the necessary arrangements for the collection, proper treatment and recycling of the waste automotive batteries.
Electric vehicle high voltage batteries (Industrial batteries)
As a producer of industrial batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, Leyland Trucks produces lithium ion batteries. We are obliged to take back free of charge, waste industrial batteries supplied to an end user for treatment and recycling. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new industrial batteries on the market.
If any of our customers or in certain cases other end users, require us to take back industrial batteries, they should contact their nearest DAF dealer who will agree the necessary arrangements for the return, proper treatment and recycling of the waste industrial batteries.
The activities of the Leyland Product Development Group have a major influence over the Environmental performance.