Australian Battery Recycling Initiative
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China dominating battery recycling market

Posted on: August 2nd, 2018

Recent analysis by U.K. research firm Circular Energy Storage titled “The lithium-ion battery end-of-life market 2018-2025,” finds that the movement More…

Global market projections show booming recycling sector

Posted on: July 28th, 2018

This weeks article in Recycling International reports on new figures published by Transparency Market Research which indicates very strong growth More…

ABRI Member Profile: BatteryWorld

Posted on: July 28th, 2018

The BatteryWorld Australia franchise network is a fast growing, sustainable, reputable franchise that continues to dominate the specialist battery market. More…

Damaged batteries a hot topic

Posted on: July 26th, 2018

This very timely article in the Environmental Leader sheds light on a growing risk for waste and recycling facilities as More…

Children mining cobalt in slave-like conditions as global demand for battery material surges

Posted on: July 25th, 2018

When you make the decision to throw away your mobile phone and to buy a new one, take a moment More…

Fires resulting from lithium batteries continue to be in the news. NZ feels the heat.

Posted on: July 24th, 2018

Fire at Macaulay Metals in Lower Hutt put out, but cause believed to have started when a lithium battery entered More…

Battery recycling could generate billion-dollar industry for Australia, push down prices

Posted on: July 17th, 2018

The recently released CSIRO report “Lithium battery recycling in Australia” is receiving a lot of good attention and provides an More…

Survey of 119 US MRF Operators calls attention to battery risks and the need for Australia to get serious about a national scheme

Posted on: July 11th, 2018

A survey of MRF operators in the US highlights the growing importance of having a national approach to responsible recovery More…

Battery Stewardship Council moving into the Design Phase

Posted on: June 29th, 2018

Since its inception in May, the Battery Stewardship Council has received strong support with 45 organisations having signed on as More…

ABRI Member Profile: Century Yuasa Focus on Sustainability

Posted on: June 29th, 2018

Century Yuasa is Australia’s oldest and most recognised battery manufacturer with a proud heritage spanning two centuries. An affiliate of More…