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February 17, 2023

Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Kirsten Hillman Visits Li-Cycle

Ajay Kochhar, CEO and co-founder of Li-Cycle, Ambassador Kirsten Hillman and Tim Johnston, Li-Cycle Executive Chairman and co-founder at Li-Cycle's Toronto office.

TORONTO, Ontario (February 17, 2023)Li-Cycle Corp. (NYSE: LICY) (“Li-Cycle” or the “Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, was pleased to host Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States, at the Company’s headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.

Ambassador Hillman, the first woman to serve in her role, has played an influential part in helping to build strong relationships between the U.S. and Canada, with a keen focus on supporting Canadian organizations with operations in the U.S. Since its inception in 2016, Li-Cycle has continued to scale its global footprint within both markets and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2021.

“We are very pleased to have hosted Ambassador Hillman at our headquarters and thank her for her continued leadership in supporting the expansion of leading Canadian organizations, such as Li-Cycle, in the United States,” said Ajay Kochhar, co-founder and CEO of Li-Cycle. “Ambassador Hillman’s visit serves as further support to the role Li-Cycle plays in enabling the clean energy transition in both the U.S. and Canada.”

“I was so pleased to meet with Li-Cycle, a leading recycler of lithium-ion batteries and a sustainable source of battery materials in North America,” said Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States. “This is an example of how Canada can help the world meet the soaring demand for critical minerals and build important supply chains.”

During the visit, Ambassador Hillman and her team were joined by Mr. Kochhar, Mr. Johnston, and senior members of Li-Cycle’s management team. The parties discussed the importance of Li-Cycle’s innovative and sustainable technologies that are enabling resource recovery of lithium-ion batteries, the Company’s ongoing engagement in the communities in which it operates, and the role lithium-ion battery recycling will continue to play in building a sustainable future.

About Li-Cycle Holdings Corp.

Li-Cycle (NYSE: LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies™ to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries, while creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, energy storage, consumer electronics, and other industrial and household applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better manage battery manufacturing waste and end-of-life batteries and to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade raw materials through a closed-loop solution. For more information, visit



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