Battery Stewardship Reports

Single-Use Alkaline Battery Case Study: The Potential Impacts of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in California on Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

This case study was produced for CalRecycle (the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery) to "assesses the extent to which single-use alkaline battery life cycle greenhouse gas emissions might be reduced through possible product design, manufacturing, and end-of-life management strategies" introduced under EPR initiatives. CalRecycle and the University of California, Berkeley. May 2012.

Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Recycled-Content Products: California Purchasing Guidelines for Carpet, Single-Use Alkaline Batteries, Monitors, Televisions, Laptops, and Tablet Computers

This case study from CalRecycle (the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery) examines four products (carpet, single-use alkaline batteriesmonitors and TVs, and laptops and tablet computers), to compare greenhouse gas emissions from recycled content products with those made from virgin materials. May 2012.

Managing Canada’s Waste Batteries (PDF)

Clarissa Morawski, CM Consulting, May 2012. Provides detailed information on current primary and rechargeagble battery recycling programs in British Columbia, Ontario, and Manitoba and Quebec.