Ikea pledges to make batteries greener by 2021

The furniture giant is removing non-rechargeable alkaline batteries by 2021 – and it's not the only firm taking steps.

Ikea batteries.

Ikea, the furniture company with more than 400 stores worldwide, is planning to make its battery offerings more environmentally friendly.

In September 2020, the firm announced plans to drop its Alkalisk lineup of non-rechargeable batteries.

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"All non-rechargeable alkaline batteries will be removed from the global home furnishing range by October 2021."

Ikea press release