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Researchers propose measures to optimize battery recycling

June 24, 2024

A team headed by Prof. Stephan von Delft from the University of Münster has been looking at what effects different strategies for achieving a circular economy with lithium, cobalt and nickel for electric vehicles will have on the demand for materials in Europe. Their conclusion is that 11 mines and 57 fewer recycling plants could be needed.

The paper is published in the journal Resources Policy.

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