The battery recycling industry is becoming increasingly relevant. In this feature Hans Eric Melin explores the global market and its regional variations
Compared to the rapidly increasing volume of lithium-ion batteries that exist in the market the proportion that are recycled remains very small. Yet, recycled materials are becoming increasingly important for the lithium-ion battery supply chain and for some material producers recycling is a key component in their supply chain strategy.
And it’s Asia that’s taken the lead.
Circular Energy Storage concludes that 179,000 tonnes of lithium-ion batteries (at the cell level) will . . .