Lithion Recycling secures funding for first commercial operation in Quebec

Montreal-based Lithion Recycling has raised $125 million in first round funding to build a lithium-ion battery recycling plant and Technology Development Center in Quebec, with more Canadian and international facilities to follow

New Li-Cycle, Arrival recycling partnership to “close the loop” on battery life-cycle

North American battery recycler Li-Cycle inks another collaboration with an emerging electric vehicle player, announcing a new partnership with U.K. company Arrival for EV battery recycling

Mangrove Lithium closes US$10-million marquee financing to build next-generation lithium refinery

Vancouver startup announces that Breakthrough Energy Ventures — an investment group founded by Bill Gates to advance zero-emissions solutions — is leading its Series A investment round, along with BDC Capital, to finance a commercial-scale refinery that will be faster, more flexible and cheaper than current facilities

Quebec risks a critical circular economy misstep with proposed EV battery recycling plan

Newly proposed regulation that arbitrarily caps the lifespan of EV batteries at 10 years and forces mandatory recycling risks stifling battery longevity innovation and promotes a disposable car culture, cautions Dr. Jeff Dahn

New Li-Cycle partnership extends sustainable battery recycling to e-scooters and e-bikes

Ontario-based EV battery recycler Li-Cycle is teaming up with vehicle-sharer Helbiz to recycle lithium-ion batteries from micro-mobility options like e-scooters and e-bikes

Recycling batteries a critical part of Canada’s need for a “secure supply of raw materials” say experts

In the final episode of our discussion series on Canada’s national EV battery supply chain, representatives from Canadian battery recyclers spoke about challenges for EV battery end-of-life processes, regulation and why recycling makes more sense than re-use