Storage of batteries at collection points is common practice, however it is important that such facilities be have the correct set up and procedures to ensure that risks are minimised. There are also legal requirements that must be complied with when transporting batteries. These guidelines provide an overview of requirements that apply to drop off facilities collecting handheld batteries.Download PDF
Depending on the chemistry type, there are both legal and practical requirements to ensure that they are safely transported for recycling and/or disposal. There may also be specific requirements for recyclers receiving batteries who may reject loads if they are not correctly packaged for transport. These guidelines provide an overview of transport requirements to be used for handheld batteries.Download PDF
Batteries are a risk to human health and the environment if disposed of inappropriately. They also contain valuable metals such as cadmium, zinc, manganese, cobalt and rare earth metals that may be recovered to reduce the use of finite natural resources. These guidelines explain why it is important to recycle batteries in the home and provides the do’s and don’ts of battery recycling.
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An aggregation point is a facility where batteries from different collection points are combined and packed
for transport to an intermediate processing facility, where they are sorted by chemistry and sent to the appropriate recycler. These guidelines are provided for operators of aggregation points to understand and control risks that may arise.
Click here to download ABRI Guidelines for Aggregation Points.Download PDF