Argonne National Laboratory

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Publications

Fact Sheets

  • Closing the Lithium-ion Battery Life Cycle (fact sheet; January 2014)
  • Energy and Materials Issues That Affect Electric Vehicle Batteries (fact sheet; May 2013)
  • How Green is Battery Recycling (fact sheet; October 26, 2012)

Reports

  • Material and Energy Flows in the Production of Cathode and Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries (report, September 2015)

Papers and Presentations

  • How Can Batteries from Electric Vehicles Get Recycled? (poster, April 2018)
  • Compare and Contrast: PB-Acid and Li-Ion Batteries (presentation, June 2017) 
  • Recycling of Automotive Li-Ion Batteries (presentation, May 2017)
  • Recycling of Automotive Li-Ion Batteries (Government Perspective) (presentation, January 2017)
  • Life Cycle Analysis Summary for Automotive Lithium-ion Battery Production and Recycling (paper, February 2016)
  • The Significance of Li-ion batteries in Electric Vehicle Life-cycle Energy and Emissions and Recycling's Role in its Reduction (paper, 2015)
  • Enabling Future Li-Ion Battery Recycling (presentation, May 2015)
  • How Can We Enable EV Battery Recycling? (presentation, March 2015)
  • The Future of Automotive Lithium-ion Battery Recycling: Charting a Sustainable Course (paper, November 2014)
  • Enabling Future Li-Ion Battery Recycling (presentation, September 2014)
  • A Look Through the Crystal Ball at the Future of Automobile Battery Recycling (presentation, March 2014)
  • The Future of Automobile Battery Recycling (presentation, February 2014)
  • Can Automotive Battery Recycling Help Meet Critical Material Demand? (presentation, October 2013
  • Recycling of Lithium-Ion Batteries (presentation, October 2013)
  • Can Automotive Battery Recycling Help Meet Lithium Demand? (presentation, April 2013)
  • Energy and Environmental Impacts of Lithium Production for Automotive Batteries (presentation, April 2013)
  • Recovery of Metals from Spent Lithium-ion Batteries with Organic Acids as Leaching Reagents and Environmental Assessment (paper, February 1, 2013)
  • The Impact of Recycling on Cradle-to-Gate Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Automotive Lithium-Ion Batteries (paper, October 17, 2012)
  • Comparison of Li-Ion Battery Recycling Processes by Life-Cycle Analysis (presentation, September 13, 2012)
  • Material and Energy Flows in the Materials Production, Assembly, and End of Life Stages of the Automotive Lithium Ion Battery Life Cycle (report, May 20, 2012)
  • To recycle, or not to recycle, that is the question: Insights from life-cycle analysis (journal article, April 2012)
  • A Comparison of Li-Ion Battery Recycling Options (presentation, April 2012)
  • Reduction of Electric Vehicle Life-Cycle Impacts through Battery Recycling (presentation, March 15, 2012)
  • Impacts of the Manufacturing and Recycling Stages on Battery Life Cycles (paper, March 1, 2012)
  • Recycling of Li-Ion Batteries (presentation, November, 15, 2011)
  • Recycling of LiFePO4 Batteries (presentation, November 8, 2011)
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Issues (presentation, September 26, 2011)
  • Reducing Foreign Lithium Dependence through Co-Production of Lithium from Geothermal Brine (paper, October 23, 2011)
  • How Green is Battery Recycling (presentation, March 16, 2011)
  • Role of Recycling in the Life Cycle of Batteries (paper, March 2, 2011)
  • A Review of Battery Life-Cycle Analysis: State of Knowledge and Critical Needs (report, October 10, 2010)
  • Life-Cycle Analysis for Lithium-Ion Battery Production and Recycling (paper, August 1, 2010)
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries: Examining Material Demand and Recycling Issues (paper, February 10, 2010)