battery recycling technologies News

  • Recycling old batteries into solar cells

    Original story at MIT News This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries — a potential source of lead pollution — into new, long-lasting solar panels that provide emissions-free power. The system is described in a ...

  • Recupyl and Batteriretur: signature of battery recycling contract

    Recupyl, an international company that develops and operates processes to recover strategic metals from waste (the new "urban mine") - with a primary focus on electric batteries - announced today the signing of a contract for mixed batteries recycling with Batteriretur, Norway compliance scheme. ‘'Batteriretur® is very pleased to enter business partnership with Recupyl as Recupyl offers ...


    By Recupyl

  • Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

    Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium from September ...


    By ICM AG

  • 17th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR 2012)

    The 17th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 12 – 14, 2012 in the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in beautiful Amsterdam, Netherlands. Over 200 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of battery legislation worldwide Safety issues & transportation ...


    By ICM AG

  • 16th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR 2011)

    The 16th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 21 – 23, 2011 in the Grand Hotel Excelsior in beautiful Venice, Italy. Over 180 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of battery legislation worldwide Safety issues & transportation ...


    By ICM AG

  • 20th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2015 organized by ICM AG will take place from September 23 - 25, 2015 at the Hotel Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in beautiful Montreux, Switzerland. ICBR is the event, which is worldwide recognized as the top conference in battery recycling technologies and marketing, where scientists, engineers, producers and recyclers meet to share their ...


    By ICM AG

  • 22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. The ICBR is the international platform for discussion of the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling, bringing together many decision makers in the battery recycling ...


    By ICM AG

  • 19th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2014

    The ICBR 2014 organised by ICM AG will be held from September 24 – 26, 2014 in the Hotel Atlantic Kempinski in beautiful Hamburg, Germany. Over 200 international experts from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: ·  Update of battery legislation worldwide ...


    By ICM AG

  • Battery Industry Presses Ahead with Voluntary Recycling Program

    Presidents of Duracell, Energizer, Kodak, Panasonic and Rayovac, the five major battery producing companies, met in San Francisco on 13 December 2011 to review progress and reaffirm their commitment to the successful launch of an industry led, voluntary primary battery collection and recycling program in 2013. In December 2010, leaders of the five companies met in ...


    By Recycle Battery.org

  • 15th international congress for battery recycling ICBR 2010 September 15 – 17, 2010, Brussels, Belgium - new battery technology brings complexity

    ‘The scarcity of certain raw materials will bring the battery recycling industry into a strategic position,’ according to Michel Catinat, EU advisor to the European Commission’s Economic Directorate and one of the keynote speakers at the ICBR 2010, held in Brussels on 15-17 September. Battery recycling is a rapidly developing branch of the global recycling industry. But many ...


    By ICM AG

  • 20th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015

    Just a few short weeks away, from 23 to 25 September 2015, international representatives of the battery recycling industry will be coming together in Montreux for the ICBR, the “International Congress for Battery Recycling”. Leading experts from the worlds of business, science and politics will again be discussing the latest trends, challenges and market opportunities in numerous ...


    By ICM AG

  • 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

    Curtain up for the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018: The call for papers is open until January 31, 2018. We are looking for contributions on the topics of battery recycling technologies, materials supply in a circular economy, transport and safety, the Batteries Directive revision and a review of worldwide battery recycling activities. The 23rd edition of the ICBR will take ...


    By ICM AG

  • 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016

    The next top quality congress in battery recycling ICBR 2016 organized by ICM AG will be held from September 14 – 16, 2016 in the Hotel Hilton Antwerp Old Town in beautiful Antwerp, Belgium. ICBR is the event, which is worldwide recognized as the top conference in battery recycling technologies and marketing, where scientists, engineers, producers and recyclers meet to share their views and ...


    By ICM AG

  • Environmental impacts of batteries for low carbon technologies compared

    A recent study has assessed some of the environmental impacts of the production of batteries used with low carbon systems, such as photovoltaic cells and wind turbines. The results indicate that lithium-based batteries have the most significant impact, in terms of metal depletion and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but more complete data are needed on possible toxic impacts to conduct a full ...

  • Green Mission: Environmental initiative of Sunlight Recycling for the proper recycling of lead-acid batteries

    Sunlight Recycling, member of Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, presented on Tuesday December the 6th, the environmental initiative Green Mission, which has the ambition to boost public and enterprise awareness of the right way of recycling lead-acid batteries. Green Mission brings together institutions and numerous companies operating in the Greek as well as global market place and ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • Call for papers for the 15th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR10)

    The 15th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 15 – 17, 2010 in the Hotel Conrad in charming Brussels, Belgium. Over 150 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of the Battery Directive Implementation Global update of battery collection and recycling legislation ...


    By ICM AG

  • New EU legislation requiring collection and recycling of spent batteries

    Revised EU legislation that aims to protect human health and the environment by ensuring waste batteries are properly collected and recycled has been implemented. The directive also makes producers responsible for the management of batteries once they become waste. Adopted by the European Parliament and Council in 2006, the revised Batteries Directive should be transposed by Member States into ...

  • Meeting of experts at the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015:

    Whether smartphone, remote control, laptop or camera, the list of devices meanwhile powered by batteries and accumulators is long. And it's getting longer all the time, as the range of applications becomes increasingly diverse. “The battery is a key component in mobile electronics, electric cars, renewables – and possibly in intelligent power grids as well,” emphasised ...


    By ICM AG

  • Rubber meets the road with new ORNL carbon, battery technologies

    Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy produced by wind and solar, say researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. By modifying the microstructural characteristics of carbon black, a substance recovered from discarded tires, a team led by Parans Paranthaman and Amit Naskar is ...

  • New industrial processes for the recycling of critical metals from waste batteries

    The CoLaBats iniciative works in provide new industrial processes for the recycling of the critical metals Cobalt and Lanthanides and key economic metals Nickel and Lithium, from waste batteries, significantly improving recycling efficiencies and metal purity from existing recovery routes. Tecnalia will operate the pilots in an industrial setting at battery recycling plants and demonstrated to ...

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