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Proceedings of the 2023 International Conference on Functional Materials and Civil Engineering

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Environment impacts and recycling methods of spent lithium-ion batteries

Jingyao Peng * 1
1 North West Normal University

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Applied and Computational Engineering, Vol. 23, 16-24
Published 07 November 2023. © 07 November 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Jingyao Peng. Environment impacts and recycling methods of spent lithium-ion batteries. ACE (2023) Vol. 23: 16-24. DOI: 10.54254/2755-2721/23/20230603.

Abstract

As the lithium-ion battery market continues to expand so far, the number of spent lithium-ion batteries continue to increase, and its impact on the environment cannot be ignored. It is of great necessity to find out a scientific and effective process to recycle spent lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). Starting from the specific pollution of each part of LIBs to the environment, this paper expounds the recycling methods and emerging technologies of cathode materials with the largest proportion and the highest economic value. This paper believes that from the pre-treatment of spent LIBs, and then goes through whether it is thermometallurgy, hydrometallurgy or direct regeneration, each step of recovery process has its own use scenarios. There are still certain problems in industrial applications, recovery rate, safety, secondary pollution and other aspects. Some technologies such as bio-leaching are yet to be developed and are expected to be widely used in the near future. This paper looks forward to a more comprehensive development and breakthrough in the recycling technology of LIBs in the future, rather than being limited to cathode materials.

Keywords

spent lithium-ion batteries, environment impacts, recycling, metal extraction

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2023 International Conference on Functional Materials and Civil Engineering
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-067-7
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-068-4
Published Date
07 November 2023
Series
Applied and Computational Engineering
ISSN (Print)
2755-2721
ISSN (Online)
2755-273X
DOI
10.54254/2755-2721/23/20230603
Copyright
07 November 2023
Open Access
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