B-cycle accreditation for
battery collectors or recyclers

Access rebates & recover increasing material volumes with B‑cycle – Australia’s official Battery Stewardship Scheme

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Resource scarcity creates opportunities for early movers

B‑cycle ensures a responsible lifecycle for every battery. Join the Scheme today to tap into our growing network of battery Drop off points. Claim rebates every time you collect, sort or process used batteries.

Be at the forefront of a growing industry. Demand for battery minerals is set to jump 500% by 2050, exceeding supply of some virgin materials.

B‑cycle is Government-backed and authorised by the ACCC.

The B‑cycle recycling network

B-cycle Collectors
Safely transport used batteries between Drop off points and sorters and/or processors

B‑cycle Sorters
Separate used batteries by chemistry

B‑cycle Processors
Recover battery materials for reuse

Better for the environment, better for the economy, benefits for you

  • Claim rebates on the B‑cycle App
  • Tap into B‑cycle’s growing Drop off network to access increasing material volumes
  • Get the latest research on industry best practices
  • Access B‑cycle branding and promotional materials

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What batteries are B‑cyclable?

Loose household batteries
(AA & other sizes, button & rechargeable)

Proprietary batteries included in products, that can be easily removed by consumers
(e.g. camera, e‑bike, drone & power tool batteries)

Additional battery types will be included as the scheme expands

Join B-cycle as an accredited collector or recycler


As a B‑cycle accredited collector or recycler, you:

  • Collect and recycle batteries from accredited Drop off points
  • Play a vital role in making sure that every battery is processed in a safe and environmentally sound way

Join B‑cycle

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Become a member of the Battery Stewardship Council

Associate Member

  • Demonstrate support & stay informed
  • No fee

Full member

  • Access voting rights & be eligible for nomination to the BSC board
  • $1,000 per annum