Warren, OH

Hey Warren,
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 Ohio Spoke, located in Warren, OH, is projected to commence operations by early-2023. When complete, our Ohio Spoke will have a processing capacity of 15,000 tonnes of battery manufacturing scrap and end-of-life batteries per year.

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About the facility.

The Ohio 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 Warren 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 Ohio 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: Warren, OH

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Battery recycler completes agreements with LG Energy Solution, LG Chem Ltd.

Battery recycler completes agreements with LG Energy Solution, LG Chem Ltd.

In the News, Ohio

April 22, 2022

April 22, 2022 Original article published in The Review LORDSTOWN — Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., the Toronto-based lithium-ion battery recycler that will recycle scrap material from electric-vehicle battery-cell production at Ultium…

The Ultium Effect Powers Up

The Ultium Effect Powers Up

In the News, Ohio

March 29, 2022

March 29, 2022 Original article published in The Business Journal LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Already, a $2.3 billion manufacturing plant that remains months away from shipping its first product is having…

Li-Cycle to operate battery recycling facility at Ultium Cells factory in Ohio

Li-Cycle to operate battery recycling facility at Ultium Cells factory in Ohio

In the News, Ohio

February 10, 2022

February 9, 2022 Original article published in Charged  Battery recycling firm Li-Cycle expects to begin operating a battery recycling facility in Warren, Ohio in early 2023 as part of its hub-and-spoke model….

‘Urban mining’: Li-Cycle co-founder talks lithium recycling venture

‘Urban mining’: Li-Cycle co-founder talks lithium recycling venture

In the News, Ohio

January 28, 2022

January 27, 2022 Original broadcast coverage from Fox Business President of Li-Cycle Ajay Kochhar discusses preparations to open a plant in Norway meant to deconstruct and recycle lithium batteries on…

New jobs, expanded partnership coming to Lordstown battery cell plant

New jobs, expanded partnership coming to Lordstown battery cell plant

In the News, Ohio

January 28, 2022

January 27, 2022 Original broadcast coverage from WKBN27 Ultium Cells is a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution. Li-Cycle said this new Spoke continues its focus on…

Mayor of Lordstown Speaks on Future of Voltage Valley

Mayor of Lordstown Speaks on Future of Voltage Valley

In the News, Ohio

January 28, 2022

January 27, 2022 Original broadcast coverage from 21WFMJ The announcement of Lordstown’s new battery recycling plant, Li Cycle, is just one example of how the plant along with Ultium Cells…

Li-Cycle: Lordstown battery recycling facility is company’s 6th and largest

Li-Cycle: Lordstown battery recycling facility is company’s 6th and largest

In the News, Ohio

January 27, 2022

January 27, 2022 Original article published in 21 WFMJ Details are now being released about a story 21 News broke earlier in January regarding a major new development to the…

Warren Spoke Location

Ultium Cells LLC, Tod Avenue Southwest
Warren, OH

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

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