The Hub

Research outlines safe, low-cost method to recycle lithium-ion batteries

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a more environmentally friendly method for restoring spent cathodes to mint condition, which could lower costs to recycle lithium-ion batteries. After conducting a life-cycle analysis of different recycling processes, the research shows that this defect-targeted direct recycling approach can significantly reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more about the economic and environmental benefits of this new method.


Photo by Tyler Lastovich on Pexels