Recycling Batteries

About 90% of batteries used in emergency and exit lighting are nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd). Ni-Cd batteries are a priority for recycling because they are among the most hazardous of all batteries.

It’s estimated that 5 million Ni-Cd batteries are sent to landfill each year which equates to about 90 tonnes of cadmium. Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal that needs to be carefully managed to minimise its potential impact on humans and the natural environment. Recycling ensures that cadmium is safely recovered rather than disposed to landfill.

Latest News

Media Releases

Media Release

Media Release - Pilot scheme to recycle nickel cadmium b…
From The Blog


MRI ecycle logo
CMA Ecocycle logo
Whatalec Logo Pink on Black
LED Tube Lighting
Firevac services web logo
ABRI logo
LCA Home Page
FREDON from web
Brisbane City Council

Apply for Signatory status now.