Lead acid batteries
Information about battery recycling services in your local area is available through Planet Ark’s RecyclingNearYou website.
Most garages will recycle your old car battery when they replace it. Most transfer stations and waste management facilities also collect used car batteries – call your local council for details or check the RecyclingNearYou web site.
The collection, storage and transport of used lead acid batteries (ULAB) is regulated by state and territory governments. For an overview of dangerous goods and hazardous waste regulations applying to ULAB, click here.
For ABRI’s voluntary packaging standard click here.
ULAB information brochures
The following ABRI members provide a collection and recycling service for used automotive and other lead acid batteries. Contact the company or check their web site for details.
Tel: 13 17 60
Century Yuasa Batteries Pty Ltd
Club Assist Corporation Pty Ltd (AU/NZ)
Dodd & Dodd Group Pty Ltd
Tel: 1800 800 811
Independent Battery Recovery Group
Tel: 1300 627 742
Tel: 1300 769 282