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Draft collection guidance for small batteries

October 20, 2021 | nzbig

As a complement to the B.I.G. project a Lithium Ion Batteries (LIB) working group has been established by the WasteMINZ Health & Safety Sector Group. The aim of the group is to highlight the...Read More

Summary of Safety & Logistics Guidance

August 5, 2021 | nzbig

A summary of the Guidelines for the Safe Handling, Transportation, Collection, and Storage of Large Used Batteries produced by the B.I.G. project are now available for quick reference and can be...Read More

Safety & Logistics Guidance

June 21, 2021 | nzbig

B.I.G.'s Safety & Logistic's group have produced voluntary Guidelines for the Safe Handling, Transportation, Collection, and Storage of Large Used Batteries to proactively address safety...Read More

Battery traceability platform

April 20, 2021 | nzbig

The Battery Innovation Hub (BIH), Audi, Everledger and Vector have been working on a battery traceability platform to support the proposed product stewardship scheme developed by B.I.G. This...Read More

Proposed design for large battery scheme

April 14, 2021 | nzbig

Consultation on the proposed product stewardship scheme for large batteries has now ended. But you can still read all about the proposed scheme here and view a PowerPoint of the consultation...Read More

B.I.G. News #4

December 18, 2020 | nzbig

Our latest newsletter B.I.G. News #4 is hot off the press. Read it here! Read More

Calling all EV owners!

December 10, 2020 | nzbig

We are seeking the input of EV owners to help inform the product stewardship scheme design that will be put forward to the Ministry for the Environment. If you own an EV please take a few minutes...Read More

B.U.G. launched

December 10, 2020 | nzbig

The first B.U.G. (Battery Users Group) workshop was held in Auckland on November 20. The workshop brought together fleet managers, EV advocacy groups, EV rental businesses, stationary energy...Read More

B.I.G News #3

December 10, 2020 | nzbig

Keep up to date with the latest from the B.I.G Project in our quarterly newsletters. Read the B.I.G. News #3 newsletter here.Read More