Category: Environmental Sustainability

6 posts

Where Do Your Used Lead Acid Batteries Go?

Have you ever wondered what happens to your used lead acid battery, such as your car or motor vehicle battery, once you have disposed of it (hopefully not in your rubbish bin)? Well chances are it will end up being recycled by one of Australia’s four battery recycling facilities, where […]

Dry Cell Battery Recycling Service Launched

Battery Rescue has launched its waste dry cell or handheld battery recycling service. Also known as portable batteries, this includes AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries, as well as button & power tool batteries. We are offering this service Free of charge to our customers and at a very […]

Battery Container Auto Unloading Trial

Battery Rescue has successfully trialed its BTS Container Cage to enable the automatic unloading of used lead acid batteries from a BTS Container using a rotating forklift. The cage helped reduce any strain and protected the BTS Container during the unloading phase. This trial is a prelude to a trial […]

Battery Collection Service for BHP’s WAIO Mine Sites

Battery Rescue has supplied BHP’s 5 Western Australian Iron Ore (WAIO) Pilbara Mine Sites with 20 Battery Transport & Storage (BTS) Containers, as part of its lead acid battery collection service. BHP initially inquired about Battery Rescue’s service after wanting to reduce the environmental impact from storing and transporting their […]

Why the Wood Pallet should be banned for Used Lead Acid Battery Storage & Transport

The wood pallet is currently the default device used for transporting used lead acid batteries (ULAB) in Australia. It has become the default standard for several reasons, including its low cost, widespread availability and because many used lead acid battery recycling facilities have a stated preference for receiving the batteries […]