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WEEE Information

Lenehans are proud to implement the WEEE Regulations and Battery Directive to ensure that your old appliances are disposed of in a safe, correct manner reducing any harmful effects to the environment

Lenehans take back your WEEE on a one-for-one like-for-like basis, free of charge, in store or at the time of delivery.

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is taken back free of charge on a one-for-one, like-for-like basis. Waste batteries including rechargeable batteries are taken back free of charge. You are not obliged to make any purchase when returning old batteries. Each local authority must also accept household WEEE and small batteries free of charge at its recycling facilities. All WEEE and waste batteries must be recycled and should not be placed in any of your household wheelie bins. Make sure you always recycle all your old electrical goods and batteries.

About WEEE Ireland

WEEE Ireland is a not for profit organisation, founded by producers of electrical and electronic appliances in order to comply with the legal obligations imposed by the WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC.

WEEE Ireland will organise for the treatment and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment and batteries and accumulators from authorised collection points, on behalf of its Producer members.


The WEEE objective is to provide cost effective compliance for Producers to meet the requirements of the WEEE Regulations 2005 and Battery Regulations 2008, whilst minimising the cost to the consumer.

Portable Battery waste

Since September 2008, all shops that sell batteries must take back your waste batteries for free recycling, regardless of whether you purchase anything in their store. This is part of a European Directive which came into force in 2008, to encourage battery recycling across the EU.

Batteries can be recycled in any outlet that sells batteries of similar type. Household batteries such as AA, AAA and button cell batteries can be brought back to your local supermarket, newsagent or discount store. Car batteries can be brought back to your local garage or motor factor, and electric fence batteries can be brought to your local agri-store.

WEEE Ireland have distributed 100,000 battery recycling boxes to shops around the country. Look out for the blue battery box in stores near you. 



You can return your waste batteries to

124/125 Capel Street,
Dublin 1

Alternatively, you can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at

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