Batteries, Batteries, Ewaste, Hazardous waste, Opinion
Batteries, Equipment, Opinion
The latest Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) statistics show an increase of nine per cent in Lithium-ion battery fires to date, compared with the entire year of 2022.
Batteries, Computers, Ewaste, Features, Hazardous waste, NSW, Waste collection
A Finland-based company, CeLLife Technologies’, has patented diagnostic technology that can give rapid and reliable testing of battery cell health.
Batteries, Features, Western Australia
Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is reminding residents of the dangers of placing any type of e-waste and batteries in domestic wheelie bins after two recent fires ignited in waste collection trucks due to incorrect disposal.
Batteries, Features, Product Stewardship, Vapes
Australian battery recycling startup Renewable Metals has closed an $8 million investment round to scale and commercialise its lithium-ion battery recycling technology, backed by the CEFC and Asia Pacific and US-based investors.
Disposal, Ewaste, Opinion, Waste & Resource Recovery, Western Australia
Clean Up Australia and the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) have teamed up to call on the Australian Government to enforce a producer responsibility scheme for the safe disposal of vapes.
Circular Economy, Ewaste, Opinion, Solar panels
The Western Australian public can now have their say on regulations that will ban e-waste from landfill. E-waste items like televisions, mobile phones, computers, screens, data storage, refrigerators, dishwashers, batteries, medical devices, lighting and lamps are included in the first phase of bans.
Disposal, Opinion, Victoria
Australia is world leading in its uptake of residential rooftop solar, installing new solar panels at ten times the global average rate. This means, on a per capita basis, the solar waste problem facing Australia is far greater than that experienced in any other country. New research from the Sydney Law School aims to re-orientate renewable energy laws.
Operators of a metal recycling company Norstar, who refused EPA officers their legal right to enter its site has been fined, ordered to pay costs and do training.