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2.7 Can we have a circular economy for batteries?

Season 2, Ep. 7

How does recycling of batteries work, how can it be improved, and what are the social, legal, environmental, and economic implications of implementing a large-scale recycling infrastructure for batteries?


We're joined by two experts from the University of Birmingham, metallurgy and materials expert Dr. Roberto Sommerville, and legal expert Dr. Jyoti Ahuja. We discuss all aspects of implementing a circular economy for batteries – from the technologies required to the policy changes needed.


Hosted by Dr. Alex Lathbridge.


Produced by Hiren Joshi and Lizzy Ratcliffe.

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