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August 24, 2020

Emerging Tech Radio Podcast – Recycling the critical materials in lithium batteries

Ajay Kochhar standing in front of a Li-Cycle desk
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August 24, 2020 – Netra Walawalkar

With the exponential growth of the electric vehicle and energy storage sector and the continued improvement of lithium-ion battery technology, the global manufacturing capacity of lithium-ion batteries is projected to almost triple over the next 4 years.

But what will happen to lithium-ion batteries when reaching the end of their lives?

Ajay Kochhar, the Co-founder, President and CEO of Li-Cycle Corp. joined Emerging Tech Radio Podcast to walk us through the economic and sustainability challenges of lithium-ion battery recycling, and how Li-Cycle transforms lithium-ion batteries to be a truly circular and sustainable product.

Ajay shares insights on the lithium-ion battery recycling process and how do they manage to recycle all kinds of li-ion battery, irrespective of the battery chemistry, previous application, form factor, and size.