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

Perspectives on the future of battery recycling in the EU ~ Christophe Pillot

The ICM Media Release for the upcoming International Congress for Battery Recycling in Lisbon includes reflections on the the future of lithium ion batteries and related recycling issues. Read the media release ICBR_2017_Media ReLease

Posted on: August 31st, 2017

S.A. calls tender for “next generation” renewables and storage

South Australia has announced plans to hold a tender for the “next generation” of renewable energy technologies, including projects that provide “firming” for current and pending wind and solar projects, bulk energy storage, and bio-energy. Read the article here.

Posted on: August 31st, 2017

Discarded glass bottles to fuel next-generation batteries

Read the latest here.

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

ANZRP White Paper Launch at Parliament House calls for enhancements to the Product Stewardship Act

The upcoming review of the Australian Product Stewardship Act will provide an important opportunity to improve stewardship for batteries and More…

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

South Australia announces free recycling centre for batteries in Adelaide CBD

South Australia providing battery recycling solutions for workers and residents in the Adelaide CBD, with a drop-off service opening today More…

Posted on: August 11th, 2017

ABRI announces new President

ABRI is pleased to announce that Andrew Mackenzie was appointed President of ABRI at our recent General Meeting in Canberra. More…

Posted on: August 11th, 2017

National Battery Recycling Scheme Gaining Ground

Media release from QLD Environment Minister, Hon. Steven Miles government suggests government is looking for action on the part of More…

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017

Environment Ministers discuss the path forward for Rechargeable Batteries

Commonwealth, State and Territory Environment Ministers met today in Melbourne. The Agreed Statement arising from the meeting included a statement More…

Posted on: July 28th, 2017

Meeting with the Environment Minster’s Advisor in Canberra

This week ABRI met with Josh Thomas, Advisor to the Minister for Environment and Energy Hon, Minister Frydenberg. The goal More…

Posted on: July 27th, 2017

ABRI calls on the Federal Government to implement industry recommendations for battery stewardship

On July 28th, Environment Ministers have the opportunity to consider industry recommendations for a battery stewardship program for rechargeable batteries. More…

Posted on: July 24th, 2017