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Posts Tagged ‘lead acid batteries’

New technology for lead acid battery recycling

Posted on: September 7th, 2015

Aqua Metals Inc. has started building a new lead acid battery recycling facility in Nevada, USA. The facility will utilise More…

Export permits

Posted on: September 7th, 2015

ABRI member Dodd & Dodd Group has applied to the Department of Environment for a permit to export up to More…

New definition of a portable battery in the UK

Posted on: August 23rd, 2015

The European Battery Directive mandates producer responsibility for recycling portable batteries. The lack of a clear definition of ‘portable battery’ More…

The future of automotive batteries

Posted on: December 29th, 2014

A joint industry analysis of battery technologies for automotive applications concluded that lead acid batteries will continue to play an More…

Report on lead acid battery waste and recycling

Posted on: December 23rd, 2014

The Department of Environment commissioned the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology Sydney to review the More…

Review of lead exposure and health effects

Posted on: July 24th, 2014

The National Health and Medical Research Committee (NHMRC) is reviewing the evidence on the health effects and management of lead More…

Launch of code of practice for chemicals

Posted on: July 25th, 2013

The National Code of Practice for Chemicals of Security Concern, which the Attorney-General launched on 25 July, contains practical tips More…

New data on batteries in hazardous waste

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

Two new reports released by the Australian Government provide the first comprehensive assessment of hazardous waste generation across the country. More…

Battery recycling survey 2010-11

Posted on: June 4th, 2012

A survey by the Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI) has found that over 107,000 tonnes of used batteries were recycled More…

Research on lead acid battery use, disposal and recycling in Australia

Posted on: November 11th, 2011

Planet Ark has released new research on the lead acid battery recycling behaviour of Australians.  The research involved a survey of 1000 More…