Category: Environmental Sustainability

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Pros & Cons of Plastic Battery Bins

Plastic Battery Bins, such as the one pictured below, are becoming increasingly popular for the transportation of used lead acid batteries (ULAB) destined for recycling and are widely used by the European lead acid battery recycling industry. Recent changes (June 2018) by the UN Sub-Committee of Experts to the P801 […]

WA Lead Acid Battery Recycling Facility

Construction Commences on WA’s First Lead Acid Battery Recycling Facility FTR Operation Pty Ltd, trading as Nexus Recycling have commenced construction of Western Australia’s first used lead acid battery recycling facility. The reprocessing plant is being built at 8-10 Winchester Rd, Bibra Lake and is expected to be commissioned in […]

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 […]