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So far this year


The Big Battery Hunt Competition

The competition and leaderboard are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has helped to collect so many batteries. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

1st Place
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Warrington – winning £3,500 of outdoor equipment and a Nintendo Switch for their Star Recycler, Joe (age 11)!

“We are extremely happy and very grateful that our efforts in recycling batteries at St Vincent’s have helped us to win this amazing prize which will benefit all of our children.
The Duracell Big Battery Hunt not only encouraged our school community and the wider local community to recycle batteries, it also educates people as to why this is important. Thank you so much for giving us this opportunity.
Dominic Vernon, Headteacher, St Vincent’s Primary School.

2nd Place
Ogilvie School Campus, Livingstone – winning £500 of outdoor equipment and a Nintendo Switch for their Star Recycler, Zane (age 13).

Battery Recycling Pioneers of the Month
January – Amina, Lightmoor Villiage Primary School, Telford
February – Freddie, St James’ CE Academy, Hull
March – Hunter, Kilbride Central Primary School, Kilbride
April – Fionn, Sacred Heart School, Newcastle
May – Oliver, Co-op Academy, Bebington

A further 20 schools were randomly selected to win a £10 Amazon voucher and a big shout out to all our Battery Recycling Pioneers who shared their amazing successes on our stories page!

Don’t forget, every recycled battery goes a long way to help the planet, so please continue to let us know about your efforts by submitting your ongoing counts.

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Thanks again, and keep recycling!