The Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI) has been formed by a group of battery manufacturers, recyclers, retailers, government bodies and environment groups to promote the collection, recycling and safe disposal of all batteries.
ABRI’s role includes research, advocacy, education and stakeholder engagement to promote safe and environmentally responsible recycling of all batteries at end of life….More >
A recent fire in the UK once again underlines the importance of establishing a national stewardship scheme to ensure that safe and responsible recycling options are available to communities.
To read the article, click “Lithium ion batteries thought to have sparked massive UK blaze” (180523)
As the volume of lithium waste batteries increases, so too does the risk of fires in landfills and waste facilities. This article illustrates the scale of the problem in California. This is the same reality facing Australian waste facilities and highlights the need for a national stewardship scheme to ensure Australia has accessible recycling options. To read the article, click
Lithium Batteries Leading Cause of Fires in CA Waste Facilities
The briefing note provides insights on:
PV market & international recycling trends
Key features of international PV stewardship schemes
Reflections on key insights and implications directly relevant to the Australian context
Emerging safety concerns
To read the briefing note, click here.
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