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October 13, 2022

Li-Cycle opens battery recycling plant in Alabama

Exterior photo of industrial building with electric vehicle charging stations in the front (Alabama Spoke).

October 13, 2022

Original interview published via Techcrunch

Li-Cycle, a Canadian lithium-ion battery recycler, has opened a battery recycling facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The Toronto-based company, which also operates plants in Gilbert, Arizona and Rochester, New York, can now process up to 10,000 tons of manufacturing scrap and end-of-life batteries per year, the equivalent of approximately 20,000 EVs annually.

The latest facility is located in the southeastern U.S. to support the growing battery and EV supply chain there. In August, Mercedes-Benz started building the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, its first battery-electric utility vehicle for the U.S. market, at its Tuscaloosa plant.

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