Cirba Solutions and GM have prolonged an present settlement to recycle battery scrap generated by manufacturing and analysis at chosen GM amenities by means of 2024. The unique settlement dates from 2021, and GM has already recycled greater than one million kilos of batteries.
Cirba offers GM with reverse logistics, disassembly and processing to return recycled supplies to the market.
The corporate has six amenities, together with two energetic lithium-ion processing websites. In September 2022, it introduced plans to assemble a 75,000-square-foot recycling facility in Eloy, Arizona, which is predicted to course of sufficient battery materials to help 50,000 EVs yearly.
Cirba not too long ago acquired roughly $75 million from the DOE to increase its present lithium-ion processing facility in Lancaster, Ohio. The corporate goals to extend its processing capability by roughly 600% over the following few years, and to open a number of new amenities in North America.
“Integrating environment friendly EV battery recycling processes helps decrease emissions upstream within the battery provide chain and aligns with our imaginative and prescient for a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and 0 congestion,” stated Melissa Flaherty, Director of Sustainable EV Battery Ecosystem at GM.
Supply: Cirba Solutions