Media release from QLD Environment Minister, Hon. Steven Miles government suggests government is looking for action on the part of industry to create a national stewardship scheme for batteries. “On Friday, Australia’s Environment Ministers resolved to consider new laws to require battery manufacturers to collect and recycle used batteries”.
“Queensland Environment Minister Steven Miles welcomed the support of other states for Queensland’s work towards increasing recycling rates. “This is the first time ministers have agreed they may need to consider a legal response to low rates of battery recycling,” Mr Miles said. To read the full media release, click here