European WEEE recyclers face higher costs tied to fires ignited by lithium batteries

Concern about insurance / EERA calls for adherence to ADR safety rules


(EU) – E-waste recyclers are increasingly confronted with fires caused by defective high-energy batteries, in particular lithium batteries. However, the majority of the companies is not able to recoup the resulting higher costs for insurance, changes to operations and staff through their treatment charges, according ...

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