By Phillip Broadwith2023-04-28T08:26:00
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We cannot afford to simply throw away, rather than recycle, these valuable resources
Given the huge cost and environmental impact of mining and extracting the metals and other materials in lithium-ion batteries, it is something of a travesty that such a small proportion of them are currently recycled. As we begin to rely on them ever more heavily in our journey towards decarbonisation, that situation must change, and fast.