Against the background of quantities placed on the market the collection rate is calculated. This rate is subject to an environmental target in the producer responsibility legislation. (See menu item EU targets, and calculation method.)
We see an increase in the collection of portable batteries and automotive batteries; by contrast, the collection of industrial batteries has decreased. With respect to the collection rate the improved collection of portable batteries is outweighed by a corresponding increase in quantities placed on the market.
EU environmental targets
As from 26 September 2016 the Batteries Directive sets up a collection target for batteries of 45% compared with the 2012 target of 25%.
See quantities of batteries by type placed on the Danish market in 2020 as well as developments in these quantities.
See quantities of end-of-life automotive batteries, industrial batteries, and portable batteries collected in the municipalities, by compliance schemes, and by producers.
See portable batteries collected in municipalities, per municipality, and per capita.
See the difference between how many batteries are placed on the market and how many are collected when they reach their end of life.
See recycling efficiency for end-of-life batteries.
See Denmark's compliance with environmental targets set out by the EU Commission.