‘UK’s first’ large-scale battery recycling plant sparks up in West Midlands

The recycling plant in Wolverhampton can safely process 22,000 tonnes of lithium-ion batteries a year

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As the world strives towards achieving net zero emissions, the issue of waste from discarded batteries remains a concern.

However, recycling company Recyclus believes it has discovered a solution to this pressing problem.

The company’s LiBatt Recycling Centre processes 22,000 tonnes of batteries per year, recovering valuable metals and reducing the need for mining.

Co-Founder of Recyclus, Robin Brundle said: “The carbon footprint of mining and extracting is significantly greater than our recycled material so by using our recycled material, they have the ability to bring the carbon footprint of the manufacturing of the car down as well.”

Click the video to learn more about this innovative technology.

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