INTERVIEW: Nouveau Monde adds recycling to sustainable graphite project

By Jon Stibbs
Published: Monday, 14 June 2021

Canada-based Nouveau Monde plans to recycle its active anode graphite flake while developing its sustainable graphite project, company founder Eric Desaulniers has told Fastmarkets.

Nouveau Monde has set up a partnership with lithium-ion battery recycling company Lithion Recycling, also based in Canada, to reclaim the graphite that would normally be unusable when battery anode materials are recycled.

"Graphite is usually lost in the process of recycling nickel and cobalt from batteries, and used as...