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Are Lithium-Ion Batteries Recyclable? Yes Or No?

March 3, 2023

A study commissioned by engineered battery materials company Ascend Elements found that 47% of Americans think lithium ion batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) cannot be recycled. On the contrary, EV battery recycling is a booming industry and the key to lowering the carbon footprint of EVs.

Here’s another interesting perception. US consumers think the most valuable parts of an EV battery are lithium, copper, and aluminum. Actually, they’re cathode materials, anode materials, and electrolytes.

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