Norway

Hey Norway,
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

35+

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

Li-Cycle employee managing systems at Rochester Spoke Conveyor belt at Li-Cycle's Rochester Spoke

JUST THE FACTS

The things you need to know.

Our plant located in Norway is projected to commence operations by early-2023. When completed, our Norway Spoke will have a processing capacity of 10,000 tonnes of battery manufacturing scrap and end-of-life batteries per year.

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About the facility.

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

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Managing our environmental footprint.

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

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Commitment to safety.

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

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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?

The Norway Spoke will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with no substantial noise, odour, or light impacts. We have controls in place to help mitigate these effects from our operations.

In the News: Norway

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Li-Cycle building out network for lithium, nickel, cobalt battery recycling facilities

Li-Cycle building out network for lithium, nickel, cobalt battery recycling facilities

In the News, Norway

January 28, 2022

January 27, 2022 Original broadcast coverage from BNN Bloomberg Ajay Kochhar, president, CEO, and co-founder of Li-Cycle, joins BNN Bloomberg just as the company announces it will be operating a…

‘Enormous opportunity’: Toronto battery recycler Li-Cycle expanding as EV market heats up

In the News, Norway

January 27, 2022

The Norway facility is expected to begin operating in early 2023 and will give Li-Cycle a foothold in the European market January 26, 2022 Original article published in Financial Post…

Li-Cycle in Joint Venture to Recycle Lithium-Ion Batteries in Norway

Li-Cycle in Joint Venture to Recycle Lithium-Ion Batteries in Norway

In the News, Norway

January 26, 2022

January 26, 2022 Original article published in Market Watch Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. on Wednesday said it has formed a joint venture with Eco Stor AS and Morrow Batteries AS construct…

Norway Spoke Location

Details to come

T: 1-877-LI-CYCLE (542-9253)
E: [email protected]

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