Australian Battery Recycling Initiative
ABRI's vision is simple: to achieve battery stewardship in Australia

Archive for 2015

Resources on energy storage batteries

Posted on: December 10th, 2015

ABRI has published a new publication on Responsible recycling of energy storage batteries. Demand for these batteries is expected to More…

Infrastructure for lithium ion battery recycling

Posted on: December 10th, 2015

A new report for the Department of Environment has identified a significant gap in the infrastructure for recycling lithium-ion (Li-ion) More…

New course on transporting lithium-ion batteries by air

Posted on: November 13th, 2015

ABRI member DG Air Freight is now offering a training course on transporting lithium-ion (Li-ion) and lithium metal batteries by More…

Button cell recycling pilot in NSW

Posted on: November 9th, 2015

ABRI has received a grant from the NSW Environmental Trust for a project called ‘New business models for battery recycling’. More…

New recycling report from Planet Ark

Posted on: November 8th, 2015

To mark National Recycling Week, which kicked off on Monday 9th November, Planet Ark released a report titled All Sorted More…

Export permits for batteries

Posted on: November 5th, 2015

The following applications have been made to the Department of Environment for a permit to export used batteries for recycling: More…

Organisations invited to join EXITcycle

Posted on: November 5th, 2015

Lighting Council Australia is approaching private and government sector organisations in Queensland to become Signatories to EXITCYCLE, the new recycling More…

Coroner recommends national recycling program for handheld batteries

Posted on: November 5th, 2015

The Queensland Coroner has published his report into the death of Summer Steer, who died in 2013 after swallowing a More…

ABRI at All Energy conference

Posted on: October 14th, 2015

On 8 October ABRI CEO Helen Lewis addressed the Clean Energy Council’s (CEC) conference on the need for product stewardship More…

Work recommences on a national battery stewardship scheme

Posted on: October 13th, 2015

The Battery Implementation Working Group (BIWG) met in Melbourne on 9 October to recommence work on a national battery stewardship More…