Category: Regulation Compliance

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2 New Options for Mine Site Clients

Battery Rescue has introduced 2 new battery collection service options for Western Australian mine sites. Previously to qualify for Battery Rescue’s battery collection service, Mining Companies or Contractors required a minimum of 3 Tonnes of used lead acid batteries to be collected from their site per BTS Container supplied. This […]

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 […]

Transport Regulations Non-Spillable Lead Acid Batteries

What are the transport regulations for non-spillable lead acid batteries? There are 2 major types of lead acid batteries, spillable and non-spillable, both are classified as dangerous goods, however their transport regulations are different. There are however some non-spillable batteries that are not a dangerous good but more on this […]

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 […]