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Li-Cycle Technology

A globally preeminent lithium-ion battery resource recovery technology

October 2020
Gallery Li-Cycle Technology 1
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01.

Identification

Li-Cycle Technology™ is an economically viable, safe, and environmentally friendly process that can recycle up to 95% of materials in all types of lithium-ion batteries used in electronic devices, electric vehicles and energy storage.

Traditionally, when li-ion batteries have reached the end of life, they have predominantly been treated as waste and landfilled, or partially recycled through pyro-metallurgical processes, which have average recovery rates of 40%. However, these methods are inefficient and can lead to environmental contamination, safety hazards at general recycling plants and otherwise dampen the environmentally friendly vision of electrification. Li-Cycle Technology™ aims at recycling all types of lithium-ion batteries used in electronic devices, electric vehicles and energy storage. It can do so with an unparalleled recovery rate of over 95% of all materials. The company’s industry-leading processing technologies uniquely position it to be a key player in supporting the growing international movement towards zero-carbon technologies and the creation of a circular economy for lithium-ion batteries.

Label Date October 2020
From Canada
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility,

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • 74% reduction in CO2 emission
  • 92% reduction in Sulphur Oxide emissions
  • 92% reduction in Nitrogen Oxide emissions
  • The technology recovers over 95% of all materials found in lithium-ion batteries
  • Currently operating with a capacity of 2,500 tonnes/year, at 5000tonnes/year in Q3 2020
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Lower cost for recycled batteries
04.

Activity Region

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North america

United States, Canada,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

LI-CYCLE CORP.

Li-Cycle is an industry leader in lithium-ion battery recycling and resource recovery

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Headquarters Mississauga, ON L5J 4S7, Canada
06.

Networking Partner

Cleantech Group

The Cleantech Group is a company that supports the development and marketability of clean technologies. The Cleantech Group provides members of its Cleantech network access to capital, investors, research and promotional opportunities. The group also provides advisory services for large corporations and governments. Founded in 2002, the Cleantech Group owns the term "cleantech" as a registered trademark.

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