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Archive for 2017

Recycled lithium volumes still relatively low

Posted on: December 9th, 2017

An interesting article on global recycling rates and the impact of current policies on reuse and recovery rates. Long service More…

Waste 2018 – Call for abstracts closing soon

Posted on: November 30th, 2017

To submit an abstract, click here.

World’s largest lithium ion battery installed in South Australia

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

The world’s largest lithium ion battery in South Australia has been fully installed ahead of its 100-day deadline and has More…

Washington Case Study: Solar Panel Stewardship

Posted on: November 30th, 2017

Product Stewardship Institute will be presenting a webinar in early January to showcase Seattle’s approach to Solar Panel Stewardship. To More…

Worldwide sales of electric vehicles to exceed 14 million a year by 2025

Posted on: November 24th, 2017

Worldwide sales of electric vehicles are forecast to exceed 14 million a year by 2025, according to Reuters. This is More…

ABRI releases updated ULAB Packing Guidance

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

ABRI is the industry focal point for technical guidance on battery collection, transport, and recycling. In response to the recent More…

Major shift to wireless products has big consequences for global battery industry

Posted on: November 12th, 2017

Recycling International recently provided an update from the annual International Conference for Battery Recycling in Lisbon, where Colin Thirlaway, Stanley More…

Have your say about including batteries in the Victorian e-waste ban

Posted on: October 31st, 2017

The Victorian Government is seeking views from the community and industry on the proposed approach to managing electrical and electronic More…

Call2Recycle introduces flame retardant liner for collection containers

Posted on: October 31st, 2017

The patent-pending liner is made of a dry polyester fiber and provides an additional level of defense in the event More…

Water-based lithium-ion batteries that don’t explode now created

Posted on: September 6th, 2017

A lithium-ion battery has been developed that uses a water-salt solution as its electrolyte and reaches the 4.0 volt mark More…