Category: Regulation Compliance

6 posts

Why the Australian Battery Recycling Initiative is Wrong?

In February this year, our article “Why wood Pallets Shouldn’t Be Used for Transporting ULABs” was published in the Inside Waste magazine to address a SERIOUS PROBLEM in the used lead acid battery (ULAB) recycling industry. In the article we attacked the ULAB recycling industry for what we claimed were […]

ADGC Battery Packaging Requirements

What are the ADGC packaging requirements for transporting batteries in a plastic bin? There has been some confusion and industry debate as to what the packaging requirements are when transporting used lead acid batteries in plastic bins or containers and in particular whether the “Additional Requirements” in the Australian Code […]

Waste Consignors Urged to Undertake Chain of Responsibility analysis

Following an alarming 85% spike, last year, in fatalities due to accidents involving heavy vehicles in NSW, Paul Endycott  of safety consulting firm, Zenergy, is urging companies to undertake an in-depth analysis to address any potential “chain of responsibility” risks. Such is the concern caused by the recent spate of […]

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 […]