The raw materials (lead scrap) supplied and recycled by the company are:
  • Used lead-acid batteries.
  • Building materials (lead sheets & hydraulic structure waste).
  • Lead pipes used in electrical cables.
  • Waste from plants producing lead-acid batteries (plates, lead oxides, etc).
  • Dross and lead dust.
  • Waste of radioactive material casings (from radiological and nuclear medicine laboratories).
  • Ballast from vessel keels (e.g. sailboats).
  • Fishing supplies and wheel balance weights.
AMEKON
The European Waste Catalogue codes that we manage under the relevant licenses are shown in the following table.

10 WASTES FROM THERMAL PROCESSES
10 04 Wastes from lead thermal metallurgy
10 04 01* Slags from primary and secondary production
10 04 02* Dross and skimmings from primary and secondary production
10 04 04* Flue gas dust
10 04 05* Other particulates and dust
10 04 06* Solid waste from gas treatment
10 04 99 Wastes not otherwise specified

12 WASTES FROM SHAPING AND SURFACE TREATMENT OF METALS AND PLASTICS
12 01 Wastes from shaping (including forging, welding, pressing, drawing, turning, cutting and filing)
12 01 03 Non-ferrous metal filings and turnings
12 01 99 Wastes not otherwise specified

16 WASTES NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN THE LIST
16 03 Off-specification batches and unused products
16 03 04 Inorganic wastes other than those mentioned in 16 03 03 (inorganic wastes containing dangerous substances)
16 06 Batteries and accumulators
16 06 01* Lead batteries

17 CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION WASTES
17 04 Metals (including their alloys)
17 04 03 Lead
17 04 11 Cables other than those mentioned in 17 04 10 (cables containing oil, coal tar and other dangerous substances)

19 WASTES FROM WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES, OFF-SITE WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS AND THE PREPARATION OF WATER INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION AND WATER FOR INDUSTRIAL USE
19 10 Wastes from shredding of metal-containing wastes
19 10 02 Non-ferrous waste
19 12 Wastes from the mechanical treatment of waste (e.g. Sorting, crushing, Compacting, pelletising) not otherwise specified
19 12 03 Non-ferrous metal