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Umicore: Battery recycling can provide sustainable cobalt, lithium

By Charlotte Radford
Published: Thursday, 22 February 2018

Mitigating measures, such as recycling and substitution are essential for sustainable battery supply, Umicore said at the Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference last month.

Battery recycling is a viable way to ensure the sustainability of supplies of lithium and cobalt, but scalability, collaboration and primary raw material prices will all be key to its success, according to Christian Hagelüken, Umicore‚Äôs director of EU government affairs.
"Closing the battery loop [is] more than just getting...

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