Australian Battery Recycling Initiative
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Posts Tagged ‘Planet Ark’

Planet Ark reports increased interest in battery recycling

Posted on: June 12th, 2017

Planet Ark has released its latest report on its ‘RecyclingNearYou’ website, which enables consumers to search for information on recycling More…

Power tool battery recycling creates a buzz in Brisbane

Posted on: February 9th, 2016

The Power Tool Batteryback recycling pilot in Brisbane has collected almost 2 tonnes of batteries for recycling since its launch More…

New recycling report from Planet Ark

Posted on: November 8th, 2015

To mark National Recycling Week, which kicked off on Monday 9th November, Planet Ark released a report titled All Sorted More…

Launch of Power Tool Batteryback pilot

Posted on: September 7th, 2015

An ABRI pilot project to collect and recycle used power tool batteries in Brisbane was launched on Father’s Day (6 More…

ABRI urges Environment Ministers to support battery stewardship

Posted on: July 12th, 2015

The Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI) has called on Environment Minister Greg Hunt and all state and territory Ministers to More…

ABRI calls for producer responsibility regulations for handheld batteries

Posted on: February 8th, 2015

The Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI) is calling for producer responsibility legislation for household batteries, declaring that it is no More…

Batteries promoted during Recycling Week

Posted on: November 11th, 2013

During National Recycling Week (11th – 17th November) Planet Ark is promoting battery recycling as one of seven ‘recycling revolutions’ More…

ABRI calls for regulation of handheld batteries

Posted on: November 13th, 2012

ABRI has called on the Australian government and all state and territory governments to support regulation of handheld batteries under the Product Stewardship Act. ABRI More…

ALDI launches a new supermarket battery recycling scheme

Posted on: October 18th, 2012

ALDI launched its new Activ Energy Battery Recycling Program on 17 October in collaboration with ABRI member Planet Ark. Battery collection bins 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…