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A FIELD trial in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt is using minerals recovered from spent alkaline batteries as micronutrients in fertiliser.

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Image shows the condition of one of the germinated plots: the wheat on the right-hand side received fertiliser containing Envirostream’s micronutrient treatment, while the crop on the left-hand side was fertilised using a similar but commercially available product.

Lithium Australia's 90%-owned subsidiary Envirostream has been carrying out a field trial since June at a wheat farm near Kojonup using zinc and manganese recovered through the recycling of alkaline