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


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 >

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Sims E-Recycling receives 2018 Waste Industry Safety Award

The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association of NSW award was in recognition of a continuous improvement project to minimize dust exposure and reduce dust emissions. Sims Recycling Solutions Australia committed a substantial capital improvement project of $500,000. The project consisted of the installation of a curtain wall enclosure and an additional dust extraction unit at their main shredding site in Villawood, NSW.


Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

Batteries: Beyond Lithium

Scientific American explores the current state and discusses how battery scientists are looking beyond lithium for green energy. To read the article, click here

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

LG and Samsung take heart as China flags more open car battery market

But signs that China is starting to open its car battery market are spurring the South Koreans to invest further despite having had to repurpose existing Chinese production for exports. To read more about it, click here.

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

ISF completes Battery Collection Channel Characterisation Assessment for the Battery Stewardship Council

The research team, Rachael Wakefield-Rann, Research Consultant, Nick Florin, Research Director, and ​Melita Jazbec, Senior Research Consultant, characterised existing and More…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

Lean electrolyte design is a game-changer for magnesium batteries

Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of America have discovered a promising new version of More…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

UltraCharge soars on lithium battery sales

UltraCharge wins significant contract with Israel-based three wheel electric scooter manufacturer Roadix Urban Transportation with a recent purchase agreement for More…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

Growth of electric vehicles in UK drives need for battery recycling

A scrap car recycling company with more than 300 sites in the UK is backing a domestic facility for electric More…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

Swedish research multiplies the life of rechargeable NiMH batteries

Researchers at Stockholm University have developed a method to multiply the lifespan of nickel-metal hydride batteries. This means that the More…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018

New lithium-ion strategy to position Australia as world leader

The Federal Government recently commissioned Austrade’s new Lithium-Ion Battery Value Chain: New Economy Opportunities for Australia strategy, which aims to More…

Posted on: December 23rd, 2018