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April 8, 2022

Li-Cycle battery recycler: “Black mass becomes the new gold”

April 6, 2022

Original article published in NyTeknik (Paywall)

Canadian Li-Cycle recycles lithium-ion batteries and can recycle up to 95 percent of critical materials. But the goal is to reach even higher. The company recently decided to establish itself in Norway. 

The world’s combined capacity to manufacture lithium-ion batteries is skyrocketing, as sales of electric cars increase. Although battery cells may have a second and third life ahead of them before they are worn out, the need to be able to recycle them is growing.

Kingston Facility - inside photo
One of Li-Cycles’ facilities in Kingston, Ontario, where batteries are shredded. The company calls the facility a spoke.