Waste & Recycling

  • Associations release guide to reduce battery fires

    October 15, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA), the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc (ISRI), and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have developed a Guide for Developing Lithium Battery Management Practices at Materials

  • Li-Cycle building hub in Rochester, New York

    September 24, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TORONTO – Li-Cycle Corp. plans to invest over US$175 million in its first commercial lithium-ion battery recycling Hub at Eastman Business Park (EBP) in Rochester, New York. The Hub is a wet chemistry/hydrometallurgical facility that will refine battery-grade materials from

  • News Batteries

    Singapore start-up tackles li-ion battery recycling

    August 14, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    SINGAPORE – Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are now the world’s preferred source of portable energy, but the sad reality is, with a functional lifespan of only one to three years, up to 95 percent of these batteries end up as e-waste