Who we are….

With over 25 years’ experience in the hazardous waste Industry in both commercial and operational roles we have a wealth of knowledge enabling us to deliver a comprehensive service which is both ethical and sustainable helping you get the most from your waste. We aim to be the leading innovative and responsive service provider for battery collection and recycling in the UK.

We will achieve this by

  • Providing a service based on understanding and working in partnership with our customers
  • Proposing a user-friendly, accessible and clear commercial offering
  • Continually seeking innovation, working with development and recycling companies to provide a more sustainable future and passing these benefits on to our customers

In 2016 we opened a brand new licensed facility for processing Batteries and WEEE waste.

What we do….

AA Battery Recycling provide environmental consultancy and brokering services as well as specialised recycling of batteries and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

With our extensive experience in waste management we are able to offer a full range of waste management services tailored to each of our customers individual requirements.

We are an Approved Battery Treatment Operator (ABTO) and an Approved Battery Exporter (ABE), our Battery Recycling Centre is focused on providing re-use and recycling of batteries. In addition to this we are also an Approved Treatment Facility (ATF) for WEEE specialising in electrical and electronic devices containing batteries that require dismantling.

This focus enables us to maximise the quality and quantity of equipment and components re-used and recycled.

For specialist advice on any of our services, please contact us

About us

Business incorporated

15th October 2015

Consultancy business up and running

10th August 2016

Site acquired

21st September 2016

Environmental permit issued

8th February 2017

First battery load received

22nd March 2017

First WEEE waste received – grant awarded by Coventry City Council

6th April 2017

Approved Battery Treatment Operator (ABTO) license issued

21st November 2017

Membership of Coventry & Warwickshire Green Business Network

13th September 2018

Our experts are always on hand to help you with battery identification, technical advice and a fully compliant recycling service

Anne Bishop – Commercial Director

Anne is an experienced Commercial Manager, having held senior positions within a number of the UKs largest hazardous waste companies over the last 20 years. With a background of successful management in Business Development, Customer Care, Contract Management, Marketing and Procurement.

With a passion to understand and deliver customers’ needs and to provide a high level of customer care in-line with their business strategy. As a member of the Chartered Institute of waste management (CIWM) Special interest groups for hazardous waste and waste regulations Anne has input and influence over changes in legislation effecting the management of all types of waste.

Andrew Waterhouse – Operations Director

Andy has over 15 years of operational and safety management experience within the waste management industry. He has a proven track record of developing and leading teams, successfully driving business improvement and achieving financial results.

As a qualified Health and safety professional, Andy is experienced in assessing workplace hazards, writing risk assessments and method statements and communicating safe practice to staff. He also has experience in writing permit applications, fire prevention plans, site condition reports and performing sensitive receptor studies.

Kophyo Win – Technical Advisor

Kophyo is an IChemE chartered chemical engineer with a Masters degree in Advanced Chemical Engineering from Birmingham University.  Kophyo has over 15 years experience in waste treatment processes, and holds industry-specific qualifications, WAMITAB COTC Level 4 and NEBOSH NGC.

Kophyo has been a key contributor  to  many successful process engineering projects from conceptual designs to installation and commissioning within the waste treatment, oil & gas and food production sectors .

Kophyo brings unique technical and engineering expertise to the AA Battery Recycling team to further the visions and goals of the company.

Daryl Lilley – Warehouse Manager

Daryl has been involved with the business since early 2017 and joined the management team in December 2018.

Daryl formally ran his own company with a background in groundworks, engineering, design and project delivery.

Daryl’s key focus is in delivering effeciences to support business growth.

He brings a new dimension to the team with a practical approach to providing solutions on a day to day basis.

Our Values And Vision


Customer orientated: Enhancing customer satisfaction by determining customer needs and expectations and striving to exceed them

Entrepreneurial: Agree on clear objectives and transform them into competitive advantage to the benefit both AA Battery Recycling Ltd and our customers

Responsive: To respond quickly to opportunities to grow and develop our business in-line with our customers’ requirements

Environmentally friendly: To conduct our activities by applying sustainable criteria and minimising our impact on both the local and global environment


Customer orientation: To provide superior service within the sector based on understanding and working in partnership with our customers

Innovation: To develop innovative solutions and applications as a strategic tool for growing our business working with development and recycling companies and delivering on our customers’ requirements

Sustainability:To provide innovative and proven solutions dedicated to our long-term growth and that of our customers