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BATTERY STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL HOPES TO ADDRESS MARKET FAILURE, GROW COLLECTION AND REPROCESSING
9 August 2021
According to one bit of data, Australians bought enough AA batteries in 2019 that laid out, end-to-end, they would stretch 91,000 kilometres, or 2.3 times around the world.
The organisation that commissioned the research these figures come from, the Battery Stewardship Council, says Australians only recycle about 10 per cent of their household batteries (the Swiss lead the world at 71 per cent with five other nations recycling more than half of the batteries they buy.)
From the beginning of next year, the BSC will launch a national collection network for end-of-life batteries that aren’t covered by other stewardship schemes, such as those from computers and phones.
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