A Li-ion Leap: Li-Cycle announces first commercial shipment of recycled battery material

Toronto, Ontario — Ontario-based Li-Cycle recently announced that, in December 2019, the company completed its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material, containing energy metals concentrate, marking a milestone in the lithium-ion battery recycling industry. The shipped product was processed at Li-Cycle’s Ontario facility and contained key energy metals⁠—such as cobalt, nickel and lithium⁠—used in […]

Ajay Kochhar wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

November 30, 2018 — Ajay Kochhar, president and CEO of Li-Cycle Corp, accepted the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2018 Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) Business Awards of Excellence. The event, which took place on November, 15, recognized businesses and individuals in 11 categories designed to highlight the best and brightest in Mississauga. […]

Investing in clean technology

By Lindsey Cooke October 5, 2018 — Li-Cycle, one of the clean technology companies that looks after the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, commonly known as those found in electric vehicles, has received funding for a pilot plant to continue a better recycling process. The Sustainable Development Technology of Canada (SDTC) provided Li-Cycle with $2.7 million to […]

What about recycling EV batteries?

By Lindsey Cooke Toronto, Ontario — August 30, 2018 — As electric vehicles are becoming more of a hot commodity, it is important to understand how their batteries are recycled. The most common battery in standardized/internal combustion engine vehicles is a lead acid battery, which is typically used as the car’s starter batter. However, electric vehicles (e.g. hybrid, plug-in […]