Producers of portable batteries

by Corepile | 14 avril 2014 14 h 15 min

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Who is concerned?

Any company or wholesaler first to introduce any type of battery into the French market, whether the battery is single or incorporated into an electric or electronic equipment.

Your obligations:

Order No. 2009-1139, of 22 September 2009, lays down that batteries now fall into three categories, with corresponding obligations for the producers:


The regulation makes you responsible for organising the collection, recycling and disposal of any used batteries that you sell.

For portable batteries, you have two possibilities:

  1. Joining  a compliance system, such as COREPILE, enabling you to comply with the obligations imposed by the 22 September 2009 Order:
    –    Organising collection and recycling of batteries in France;
    –    Reaching the recycling targets;
    –    Informing and ensuring the awareness of consumers through mutualised communiction and tools
    –    Periodically reporoting to the autorities on the activities being carried out.
  2. In accordance with specifications laid down by the government, establishing and financing your own, individual system, which will have to be approved by a committee ruled by the Ministry of Environment.


Join the compliance scheme

Why should you join Corepile ?

By joining Corepile means you will participate into a government-approved organisation and a joint scheme for collection (involving municipalities waste facilities and supermarkets) recycling and communication. Thus complying to your regulatory obligations.
– Corepile is n°1 among the compliance organisations dealing especially with used batteries (67% of those put on the market in France and 73% of those collected in France).
– Corepile’s aim is to offer competitive prices, in compliance with the environmental rules .
– Corepile is focussed on quality improvement and cost management.

Corepile Price List 2019[2]

To join Corepile

Call (+33) 820 802 820 and follow the instructions or send an e-mail
You can also download the complete the Membership Agreement  . The application document must be returned to us in duplicate and signed, at the following address:

17 rue Georges Bizet
75016 Paris

On receipt, Corepile will return one copy of the contract to you, with your identifying datas, so that you can make your sales declaration online.

To make your annual declaration on line or examine your invoicing history and status of payments, enter: commercialising organisations’ area .


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