Recycling Companies

The battery recycling as of 2023 feels like a rapidly evolving set of companies, processes and standards.

Hence the expectation is for this page to change and evolve. Please contact me to add missing data and companies nigel@batterydesign.net


American Battery Technology Company

Works to develop primary mineral resources for use in batteries that power electric vehicles, consumer electronics, grid storage applications, and tools. It does this by promoting environmentally friendly and morally upright sourcing of necessary battery materials through lithium-ion battery recycling, battery metal extraction technologies, and primary mineral resource development.

URL: https://americanbatterytechnology.com/

Locations: North America


East Penn Manufacturing

Family-owned business that runs one of the biggest single-site manufacturing plants for lead-acid batteries and accessories. They also have numerous activities, buildings, and clients all over the world in addition to a sizable distribution network across North America. More than 515 different battery types for automobiles, boats, motorcycles, forklifts, and other vehicles are developed and produced by East Penn using the principles of a circular economy.

URL: https://www.eastpennmanufacturing.com/

Locations: North America


Ecobat, LLC

One of the largest battery recyclers in the world, satisfies critical energy storage demands by making the battery industry safer and more environmentally friendly for a circular energy economy. The company uses cutting-edge technology and its extensive network of facilities and service partners to create new products that satisfy the expanding market demand for more dependable and efficient energy storage solutions.

URL: https://ecobat.com/

Locations: North America


Exide Industries Limited

Provides a large selection of lead acid storage batteries, with capacities ranging from 2.5Ah to 20,600Ah to support a broad range of applications. The company produces batteries for the infrastructure, automotive, power, defence, mining, computer, and telecom sectors.

URL: https://www.exideindustries.com/

Locations: Asia


Ganfeng Lithium Group Co., Ltd

Engages in the extraction of lithium resources, processing of lithium salt, smelting of metallic lithium, production of lithium batteries, and battery recycling. The company’s major products are lithium batteries, lithium compounds, and metallic lithium.

URL: http://www.ganfenglithium.com/

Locations: Asia


Glencore plc

Multinational and diversified natural resource firm that produces, processes, sources, stores, refines, transports, finances, and supplies commodities globally. The company produces and markets a variety of mineral products. Operations of Glencore include processing, storage, and transportation of energy, agricultural products, metals, and minerals. Its network comprises of more than 90 offices spread over more than 50 nations.

URL: https://www.glencore.com/

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Licular

Battery recycling arm of Mercedes Benz.

URL: https://www.licular.com/

Locations: Germany


Li-Cycle Corporation

Recycles lithium-ion batteries. It is on a quest to use its trademark Spoke & Hub Technologies to create a secondary supply of vital battery components while offering a customer-centric end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries.

URL: https://li-cycle.com/

Locations: North America


RecycLiCo Battery Materials Inc.

Specialises in battery recycling and upcycling, created the RecycLiCo patented battery recycling method. The RecycLiCo process is a closed-loop, hydrometallurgical method that extracts lithium, cobalt, nickel, and manganese almost entirely from the waste of lithium-ion batteries. RecycLiCo produces useful lithium-ion battery materials from waste with little negative environmental effects

recyclico.com/

Locations: North America


Redwood Materials

Creating a closed-loop, domestic supply chain for lithium-ion batteries across collection, refurbishment, recycling, refining, and remanufacturing of sustainable battery materials.

redwoodmaterials.com/

Locations: USA


SK Ecoplant

A business of SK On and covering the total 4R space “Waste to Energy, Waste to Resources”.

skecoplant.com/en/main

Locations: South Korea


SungEel HiTech

Establishing closed loop battery recycling in Korea.

sungeelht.com/en

Locations: South Korea


Umicore

Market-leading provider of circular materials technology with deep knowledge in metallurgy, chemistry, and material science. The majority of Umicore’s revenue comes from clean technologies, such as catalysts for pollution control, components for rechargeable batteries, and recycling, which is also allocated a significant amount of the company’s research and development resources.

umicore.com/

Locations: Europe


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