Rec Alkaline Ltd has devised an innovative, patented system for recycling alkaline batteries. Not only has the company achieved higher recycling rates than are possible with traditional approaches, but it has created a clean end product for which there is global demand. Zinc and manganese additives are common ingredients in fertiliser used in the production of crops such as rice and grain. Zinc deficiency is a common health problem in developing countries. Rec Alkaline is helping solve it through environmentally friendly production of zinc and manganese for use in fertilisers.