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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 […]

Expansion of Battery Recycling Service to WA Mine Sites

Since commencing our battery collection service to the Western Australian mining sector, the service has continued to steadily expand with the addition of the following mine sites: BHP – Area C BHP – Eastern Ridge BHP – Jimblebar BHP – Mt Whaleback BHP – Mt Keith BHP – Yandi Barminco […]

New Regulations for Transporting Lead Acid Batteries

New regulations governing the transportation of lead acid batteries (new & used) are set to be adopted around October 2020, in to the Australian Code for Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (ADGC). Originally scheduled for sign off in July, the National Transport Commission (NTC) has chosen to […]

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 […]

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 […]