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

Welcome

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

New guideline for management and storage of combustible recyclable and waste materials

The Victorian Government has released its updated guideline for the management and storage of combustible recyclable and waste materials. To download a copy, click here.

Posted on: November 29th, 2018

Nio Builds Battery Swap Stations In China For Its Electric Vehicles

Approaches to recovery of EV Batteries continue to evolve and the battery swap program being implemented by NIO is an interesting in example of adaptive approaches. To read all about it, click Here.

Posted on: November 29th, 2018

Belgium leading the way in EU battery recycling

A recent EuroState report found that some 71% of all batteries sold in Belgium were handed in for recycling in 2016, a figure confirmed by Belgian collection service provider Bebat. Bebat says it is ‘very proud’ to be in the best battery recycling nation in the EU and praises Belgian citizens for ‘massively’ returning used batteries at nearly 24 000 of its collection points across the country. To read more about the report, click here.

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

Battery Recycling Market: Global Market Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2018-2024 released

This market report will not be for all given its high price tag and the lack of Australian data, but More…

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

Uranium levels force Glencore unit Katanga to halt cobalt exports

Glencore (GLEN.L) subsidiary Katanga Mining (KAT.TO) has halted cobalt exports from its Kamoto Project in Democratic Republic of Congo while More…

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

Battery amendment voted down in fire code update

An International Fire Code amendment that would have impacted e-scrap operators has been rejected. According to e-Scrap News, the fire More…

Posted on: November 20th, 2018

Consumer Guide to Responsible Recycling of Battery Storage Systems

The Clean Energy Council and the Australian Battery Recycling Initiative recently published a Consumer Guide to Responsible Recycling of Battery More…

Posted on: November 13th, 2018