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Battery Recycling

SUEZ provides a battery recycling program across Australia for the collection of used lead acid batteries (ULAB’s) from vehicles as well as common household batteries.


Commercial Battery Recycling at a Glance

To help keep batteries out of landfill and encourage the public to recycle batteries, SUEZ offers a national battery recycling service for businesses. The different types of both single-use batteries and rechargeable batteries that we collect are listed below.

Collection Systems

SUEZ provides a variety of options for the safe collection of spent batteries:

  • Collection boxes
  • Stillages for larger commercial sites

Acceptance Criteria


  • Lead Acid (Pb)
  • Nickel Cadmium (NiCad), sealed and vented
  • Lithium Ion – Lithium Ion Polymer
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
  • Single-use Batteries
  • Rechargable Batteries
  • Mobile Phones

Medical battery recycling

SUEZ is able to collect all types of batteries used in hospitals and healthcare facilities to help reduce the impact of hazardous waste disposal on our environment. Dedicated battery recycling container can be provided to collect batteries from equipment such as:

  • Blood glucose metres
  • Diagnostic equipment
  • Digital heart monitor
  • Defibrillator/Pace makers
  • EKG machines
  • Patient and foetal monitors
  • Fingertip pulse oximeter
  • Hearing aids
  • Pagers and mobile phones
  • Pen lights
  • Portable vital signs monitor
  • Scales and weights
  • Surgical headlights

Used Lead Acid Batteries 

SUEZ collects commercial quantities of ULABs used in vehicles, generators and other machinery for recycling. Residents and small businesses can drop-off ULABs directly at our Resource Recovery Facilities located across Australia.

Start recycling your batteries 

The battery recycling collection container is an ideal size for workplace reception areas – so why not encourage your workplace to get involved in battery recycling.

There are three easy steps to start your battery recycling program:

  1. Complete a 'Sales' contact form below and our customer service centre will deliver a battery recycling container
  2. Place the container in a prominent area of your workplace and encourage staff and visitors to fill the container with their used batteries
  3. Once the container is full, call 13 13 35 to arrange collection and a replacement container

A small charge is applied to cover collection and recycling costs.

Want to know more?

For enquiries or more information about our Battery Recycling services, please complete our online customer enquiry form below.

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