Li-Cycle – Solving the Li-ion battery waste problem

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

A Canadian start-up has recognised the risks posed by the lack of end-of-life management available for the rapidly growing number of lithium-ion batteries in the global economy and is seeking to provide a profitable solution.

Canadian battery recycling business Li-Cycle is the brainchild of two entrepreneurial engineers, aimed at solving the rapidly growing global lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery waste problem. 

Ajay Kochhar, a chemical engineering graduate and CEO of Li-Cycle, and Tim Johnston, a trained mechanical engineer and the company’s market and technical advisor, decided...

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