What Are Councils Doing To Recycle Batteries?

What Are Councils Doing To Recycle Batteries?

Local councils are often at the forefront of recycling, and for decades they’ve been doing a great job collecting paper, cardboard, jam jars, steel cans and other everyday items that historically ended up in landfill. But there are other types of waste that councils could, and should, be recycling. Batteries are a good example. They […]

Innovative technology to make batteries safe and sustainable

Australian researchers are on the verge of producing a revolution in battery technology, promising to overcome the problems of exploding mobile phones and avoiding the pollution problems associated with conventional batteries. Add to that super-fast charging, low cost and the ability to deliver high quantities of power in very short time frames, and it sounds […]

Battery recycling market expected to be worth USD $11.83bn by 2022

Battery Recycling Market Expected To Be Worth USD $11.83bn By 2022

A recent report from marketsandmarkets.com forecasts that the global battery recycling market will grow from US$8.1 billion in 2016 to US$11.83 billion by 2022, an annual growth rate of 6.5%. Driving this growth is the increase in the number of batteries in use, and an expected tightening of environmental regulations by local and national governments. […]

Battery recycling helps Australian businesses meet environmental targets

Battery Recycling Helps Australian Businesses Meet Environmental Targets

When businesses set environmental targets it isn’t simply for the warm glow of doing something good for the planet. It’s also good for the bottom line. For example, implementing the international environmental standard ISO 14001 provides benefits including a competitive and financial advantage, improved environmental performance by suppliers, and improved company reputation and the confidence […]

How Ecocycle collects and transports batteries

How Ecocycle Collects And Transports Batteries

One of the keys to boosting recycling is to make the whole process as simple as possible. When it comes to hand-held batteries, only a small fraction are currently recycled. Most go into the rubbish bin, so to make it easier for people to get involved in battery recycling, Ecocycle pays a lot of attention […]