Kingston, ON

Hey Kingston,
we’re Li-Cycle .

We’re contributing to the growth and overall improvement of your community, while ensuring a healthier planet through our innovative technology.

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Supporting

30

permanent local jobs

Up to

95%

of non-renewable battery materials recovered through our processes

Approximately

74%

of CO2 emissions offset compared to mining/refining one tonne of battery materials

JUST THE FACTS

The things you need to know.

Our Kingston plant is a fully operational lithium-ion battery recycling facility located in Ontario. This facility (our “Kingston Spoke”) has a processing capacity of 5,000 tonnes of lithium-ion batteries and battery manufacturing scrap per year.

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About the facility.

The Kingston Spoke supports our two-step process, which produces critical materials like cobalt sulfate, lithium carbonate, and nickel sulfate from black mass.

Managing our environmental footprint.

Our proprietary technology has been developed to ensure minimal environmental impact with zero wastewater, no direct emissions, and no landfill.

Commitment to safety.

The safety of the public, our employees, and all stakeholders in the Kingston area are our top priorities. The facility is equipped with state-of-the-art safety and security systems to ensure that everyone working at and around the facility is protected.

Working within the community.

At Li-Cycle, we believe that success is driven by communication and collaboration. We are committed to open and ongoing engagement with our neighbours and the community, ensuring that no question or concern goes unheard. 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Here are some common questions.

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Why is the facility needed?

Lithium-ion batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, industrial, utility, residential energy storage, and consumer electronics. Since 2010, the demand for lithium-ion batteries has grown by more than 500 percent. The world and our environment needs technology to recycle these batteries and ensure a sustainable future for our planet.

What is in a lithium-ion battery and where might I find it in my day-to-day life?

A lithium-ion battery is a type of rechargeable battery that employs lithium ions for its power. Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere in your everyday life — cell phones, laptops, power tools, scooters, e-bikes, transit buses, passenger vehicles and many more common devices.

What do facility operations look like?

While the Kingston Spoke operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, there are no substantial noise, odour, or light impacts. We have controls in place to help mitigate these effects from our operations.

In the News: Kingston, ON

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LI-CYCLE’S MILESTONE YEAR

LI-CYCLE’S MILESTONE YEAR

In the News, Kingston

December 21, 2020

Original article published in the Kingston Life Magazine – Winter 2020 It’s been quite the milestone year for local business Li-Cycle. After four years of research and development, the greentech…

Li-Cycle charges ahead with Kingston ramp-up

Li-Cycle charges ahead with Kingston ramp-up

In the News, Kingston

October 26, 2020

Original article published in Ottawa Business Journal October 23, 2020 – Adam Langenberg With the number of electric vehicles on the road skyrocketing, a Canadian recycler of the lithium-ion batteries…

Kingston business growing thanks to lithium-ion battery processing technology

Kingston business growing thanks to lithium-ion battery processing technology

In the News, Kingston

October 14, 2020

Original article and video published by Global News October 14, 2020 – Mike Postovit A Kingston business has found a unique way to power its profits. Li-Cycle, located on Hagerman…

Kingston Spoke Location

158 Hagerman Ave K7K 5B8,
Kingston, ON

T: 1-877-LI-CYCLE (542-9253)
E: info@li-cycle.com

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