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 >
Michael McDonald recently published an interesting article about the boom in Energy Storage and a project in California in which ice battery systems are to be installed in 100 homes with each 9.6kW system replacing the outdoor condensing units of homeowners’ air conditioning systems.
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A new Scrap Metal Bill has been introduced in NSW which requires scrap metal dealers to register with the Commissioner of Police and prohibits scrap metal dealers from paying cash for scrap metal.
To review their fact sheets on the topic, click here.
You can also read the bill itself by clicking here.
At our recent General Meeting, ABRI endorsed a new Reuse Policy. While ABRI endorses the general principle of reuse to prolong material life and minimise waste to landfill, it is not in a position to provide commentary, advice or recommendations to individual processes and projects. (more…)
Don’t forget to check out Planet Ark’s helpful website – you simply put in your postcode and the material you More…
ABRI was pleased to participate in the newly launched Product Stewardship Cluster. Organised by Helen Lewis and Brooke Donnelly, the More…
An article in Environmental Leader titled “Do Extended Producer Responsibility Laws Work?” finds that Extender Producer Responsibility laws in the More…
The Denwood Drive school is one of 125 participating in Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge. The contest began Oct. 17, More…
In December, Libby Chaplin (ABRI CEO), John Gertsakis (ABRI Vice President), and Will LeMessurier (ABRI Treasurer) met with Karyn Freeman, More…
As you probably know, ABRI recently received funding from the NSW Environmental Trust to investigate new business models for the More…