Batteries are set to become even more ubiquitous than they are already. The clean tech revolution will see battery technologies play a critical role in our cars, our trucks, our power grid, our buildings, and even our ferries. But what happens when these millions of batteries reach their end of life?

Ramping up battery reuse and recycling is increasingly regarded as critical to ensuring climate goals are met in as sustainable and efficient way as possible. Keeping batteries and their constituent metals in circulation for as long as possible not only reduces the economy’s dependency on environmentally harmful mining practices, but it provides battery mineral-scarce countries like the UK with a steady, low-carbon stream of metals that reduce its reliance on volatile supply chains.

As one of Europe’s largest car markets, there is clearly huge potential for a large battery recycling industry in the UK as more and more vehicles

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