Batteries are essential to our modern lifestyle. Hybrid and Electric vehicles, E-bikes, laptop computers, smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, etc. make our lives convenient because of instant power supplied by rechargeable batteries. As we continue to enhance our lives with these devices, battery disposal is becoming an environmental challenge.
Since 2006, Umicore is providing recycling services for Lithium-Ion (Li-ion), Lithium Polymer and Nickel Metal Hydride batteries (NiMH) from all possible applications across the globe. From these batteries, valuable metals are recovered so that they can be converted into active cathode materials for the production of new rechargeable batteries. From battery to battery, preserving the environment and the earth’s natural resources.