Used EV batteries to be a 1.6 million-tonne problem in Australia by 2050, says new report

Preliminary findings from research by the University of Technology Sydney and commissioned by the Battery Stewardship Council predict the number of used electric vehicle batteries entering the waste stream will grow to nearly 30,000 tonnes by 2030, and 1.6 million tonnes by 2050. The findings, released on Thursday, provide new insight on the recycling requirements…

New report urges government to urgently save manufacturing, “Australia’s most endangered industry”

Australia’s dig & ship obsession, a report by climate tech startup Conry Tech released on Wednesday and tracking the Occupation (OCCP) and Industry (INDP) data from every Australian census since 2006, contends that “no Australian industry has shrunk more than manufacturing” over those years. Conry Tech was founded by Sam Ringwaldt and Ron Conry. The…