AFIS SA was founded in March 2004 with the aim of organizing a collective system of alternative management of portable batteries and accumulators in accordance with Law 2939/6.8.2001 (Government Gazette 179A) and Government Decree 41624/2057/E103/2010 (Government Gazette 1625B/11.10 .2010). It operates as a non-profit organization with the aim of collecting and recycling portable batteries in order to achieve the national goals, as provided by the European and Greek Legislation.
Collected weight in tons
Where to Find AFIS Bins?
How Are Batteries
Empty batteries are collected and taken to licensed facilities where they are separated
How are batteries recycled
Batteries are mechanically treated to break them down, and, in the case of lithium batteries, they also undergo a full discharge. Alternatively, they might also experience heat preprocessing.
Battery recycling facts
From 2027, consumers will be able to remove and replace the portable batteries of their electronic devices at any time based on the EU