Tag: battery recycling

Battery recycling. is a recycling activity that aims to reduce the number of batteries being disposed as municipal solid waste. Batteries contain a number of heavy metals and toxic chemicals and their dumping has raised concerns over soil contamination and water pollution.

The Battery Apocalypse

The Battery Apocalypse

In the near-distant future, spent batteries could clutter the landscape. A primary focus of energy storage tech developers has been on engineering more power-dense and lighter weight lithium-ion batteries to power devices like laptops, cell phones, and electric vehicles. But it seems that little planning has gone into the product’s

Reader Profile: Katherine Ross-Perron

Reader Profile: Katherine Ross-Perron

As a waste management technician with the Region of Durham in Ontario, Canada, Katherine Ross-Perron has seen the correlation between successful communication efforts and waste diversion goal progress. “Ongoing and consistent communication with residents has been critical to maintaining and improving public awareness and participation in our programs,” she says. Ross-Perron

Reader  Profile: Christina Hanson

Reader Profile: Christina Hanson

Christina Hanson, senior planner with the environmental engineering division for the County of Placer, CA, is described by coworkers as “dedicated and articulate.” In turn, she says she is proud to be part of a team providing residential and commercial garbage collection services to more than 39,000 customers covering about

NAATBatt Workshop on Advanced Battery Recycling

Recycling High Voltage Automotive and Stationary Energy Storage Batteries

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, by 2025 more than 95 GWh of batteries will have been extracted from superannuated EV’s. This waste stream of potentially hazardous but also potentially valuable energy materials, such as cobalt, nickel, lithium and reformulated cathode materials,

Industry Meeting at ICBR 2016

Industry Meeting at ICBR 2016

Antwerp, September 22, 2016: Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st

Aqua Metals Unveils World’s First AquaRefinery

Aqua Metals Unveils World’s First AquaRefinery

Aqua Metals, Inc., Alameda, California, has officially opened its first lead-acid battery recycling facility at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) in McCarren, Nevada. The company says that its AquaRefinery process is a non-polluting electrochemical lead recycling technology.

“The first AquaRefinery at TRIC is an exciting start to a cleaner future

Why Recycling Is Not Enough

Why Recycling Is Not Enough

ATLANTA, April 20, 2016 /CNW/ – Recycling can be seen as the definitive strategy for reducing waste and minimizing the environmental impact of consumer products; however, optimal solutions for waste management are far more subtle and complex. Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, today released:

21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016

21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016

The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2016 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 14 – 16, 2016 in the Hotel Hilton Antwerp Old Town in beautiful Antwerp, Belgium.

ICBR is the event, which is worldwide recognized as the top conference in battery recycling technologies and

Battery Solutions Named New Battery Sorter for Call2Recycle, Inc.

Battery Solutions Named New Battery Sorter for Call2Recycle, Inc.

Battery Solutions, North America’s leader in battery sorting and Call2Recycle, Inc. (Call2Recycle), North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, announced today that they have entered into a partnership for sorting batteries. Battery Solutions has recently started receiving batteries from Call2Recycle’s collection sites across the United States.

“The single biggest

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