This Guideline supports companies participating in the collection, storage and transport of used handheld batteries to a battery recycler. It provides an overview of typical packaging, transport, storage and work safety obligations. The Guideline also provides a starting point on where to find the latest regulatory information.
It is complemented by a range of tools available on the B-cycle website including guidance for battery collectors, sorters and recyclers on conducting a risk assessment and other useful material for participating in battery recycling activities.
This guideline was prepared with support of the Battery Stewardship Council (BSC). The BSC is the operator of B-cycle, Australia’s official battery stewardship scheme which commenced on 1 January 2022.Download PDF