07 April 2013

GRS Batterien Abstract on Collection and Recycling of Lithium Ion Batteries

The following is the abstract on the presentation of Stiftung GRS Batterien on the safe collection and high value recucling of lithium-ion batteries. This research was presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society as part of the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society.

Safe collection and high value recycling of li-ion batteries

Georgios Chryssos, Stiftung GRS Batterien
Phone: 0049 40 23778930
Email: chryssos@grs-batterien.de

German collection scheme
  • Legal obligations for producers and distributors of batteries in Germany
  • Collection and recycling of batteries in Germany
Risks and safety issues
  • Potential risks in end-of-live chain
  • First nationwide take-back system for industrial Li batteries in Europe
  • Logistic solutions: collection, packaging, transport of Li batteries

Recycling strategy for Li batteries

Market volumes
  • Li batteries: applications and end-of-life volumes
Material contents
  • Content of valuable materials in Li batteries
Recycling technologies
  • Thermo metallurgical technologies
  • Hydro metallurgical technologies
  • Mechanical chemical technologies
  • Mechanical technologies
  • Recycling products and markets
Economical valuation

Conclusions for European recycling strategy


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