About Battery Recycling Services

There are nearly 3 billion dry-cell batteries purchased in the US, annually. Some of the largest EV produces are expected to consume more than 4 billion Li-ion cells in 2020. While this shift towards high-capacity batteries to power devices including electronics, vehicles, and more is much more sustainable, it poses a challenge once the batteries reach end of life and need to be recycled.

With the continued growth of electronic devices and the desire for portability, the demand for batteries of all shapes and sizes continues. From portable powers tools, computers, mobile phones, household devices to cars, trucks and power supply units in facility management.

Batteries vary in size from a button to a unit weighing of hundreds of pounds. They also have different compositions, which can include Lithium-ion (Li-ion), alkaline, carbon zinc, lead acid gel, and lithium batteries.

ERI services are designed around the safe recovery, transportation and processing of all types of batteries. These services include:

  • Manufacturer product recalls involving devices with batteries to develop retrieval methods are designed with the customer and our compliance team to ensure safe recovery of devices.
  • Battery bins for collection of devices with batteries in offices, retail spaces, apartment buildings, and more to ensure proper collection and storage of devices with batteries.
  • End of life management services are designed for the recovery and handling of equipment and for the removal and recovery of batteries.

ERI’s entire team, including the logistics and processing teams, all undergo specialized training in the proper handling and storage of batteries. ERI also implements a variety of processes and procedures, including the use of specialized technology, to prevent and limit fires related to battery handling and storage. All batteries are processed and recycled with state and federal laws compliance.

ERI is the largest fully integrated Electronics & IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States.

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ERI is Call2Recycle's exclusive recycling partner for OneDrum.

For more information, contact ERI at 1-800-ERI-DIRECT (374-3473) or email info@ERIdirect.com

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The One Solution you've been waiting for that makes preparing large volumes of batteries more manageable and efficient.

OneDrum is a new proprietary turnkey solution that allows you to place and transport large volumes of consumer single-use AND rechargeable batteries in one drum without sorting by chemistry and without individually bagging or taping the battery terminals - a feature exclusive only to OneDrum.

Infused with CellBlockEx® terminal protection, an innovative fire extinguishing agent made from recycled glass, mixed consumer batteries shipped in OneDrum are protected and cushioned against short circuits, mitigating the risk of thermal events while still fully satisfying the US DOT’s requirements for transporting mixed batteries.

Features & Benefits

  • Time Savings
    Sites reported 50-70% time savings compared to their current battery preparation process.
  • No Bagging & Taping
    Safely co-mingle batteries in one drum without traditional process of bagging or taping, saving time and money.
  • Reduces Storage Footprint
    Saves space by merging battery types into one container.
  • Exclusive Special Permit
    Ships under a US DOT-issued Special Permit, exclusive to OneDrum, which fully satisfies US DOT’s requirements for transporting mixed batteries, while eliminating the need for 49 CFR training, special paperwork, or labeling.
  • All-in-One Solution
    Includes packaging, labels, instructions, logistics, recycling, tracking, and reporting of consumer batteries.