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 >

Latest News

Lithium Australia’s pilot plant producing advanced LFP cathode powders

Lithium Australia’s plant in Brisbane provides an important opportunity for closing the loop in Australia’s growing circular economy for batteries. To read more about it, click

Posted on: March 21st, 2019

CMA Ecocycle’s electric vehicle fire suppressant system

CMA Ecocycle, a proud ABRI member takes receipt of an Australian first solution to contain and control electric vehicle fires. To read the full article, click here.

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

The ecstasy of innovation

Lithium Australia’s recent newsletter reports on the Rolls Royce Spirit of Innovation project. Rolls Royce Motors, the Spirit of Ecstasy ornament that has adorned its vehicles since the early 20th century was, and is, a symbol of energy, elegance and beauty. (more…)

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

Australian Government report highlights opportunities in the Lithium-ion Battery Value Chain

The report identifies ‘new economy opportunities for Australia’ and specifically finds that the battery recycling industry could “not only address More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

New lithium hydroxide factory in WA wins federal approval

The Guardian features an article on the a new facility set to boost local jobs and supply growing global demand More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

Button cell safety once again in the media

Recently cricket fans were urged to throw out wristbands handed out at matches after safety threat, highlighting once again the More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

‘What about the plug?’

The Guardian recently explored Australia’s electric car industry and finds that infrastructure is being stalled by government policy paralysis. To More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

Battery Recycling Prize: US invests millions in innovation

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry hopes to spark innovation in battery recycling with the newly established Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize. More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

Lithium Australia progressing German Sadisdorf project at strategically opportune time

ABRI member Adrian Griffin of Lithium Australia, discusses the companies strategic initiative in the EU. He explores the company’s Sadisdorf More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

U.S. Government invests $5.5 million lithium battery recycling technology

The U.S. Department of Energy will award $5.5 million to companies advancing lithium-ion battery recycling technology, and it will dedicate More…

Posted on: February 27th, 2019