processing capacity of manufacturing scrap and end-of-life batteries annually, including full EV battery packs
overall recycling efficiency rate
reduction in CO2 emissions compared with traditional mining and refining (per tonne of battery material) through our process
JUST THE FACTS
The things you need to know.
Li-Cycle’s Norway Spoke is projected to commence operations by 2024, When complete, the Spoke will have a processing capacity of 10,000 tonnes of battery manufacturing scrap and end-of-life batteries per year, including full EV packs.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Here are some common questions.
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
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Visit Li-Cycle’s Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility in Ontario
Press Releases, Kingston, Norway, Germany
March 8, 2023
Original press release deployed via Business Wire TORONTO, Ontario (March 8, 2023) – Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (NYSE: LICY) (“Li-Cycle” or the “Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and…
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…