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Li-Cycle achieves ISO and R2 certifications for environment, quality and health & safety

Lithium-ion recycling company receives certification for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and R2.

January 21, 2021  by CM Staff

MISSISSAUGA — Li-Cycle Corp. a North American lithium-ion battery recycling company, announced on Jan. 21 its Mississauga, Ontario head office and Kingston, Ontario recycling facilities have received certification for four industry standards: ISO (International Standards Organization) 9001 quality standard, ISO 14001 environmental standard, ISO 45001 employee health & safety standard and the R2 (Responsible Recycling) electronics recycling standard.

“Undergoing these rigorous audits was critical to our effort in providing the best possible service to our customers and employees alike,” said Li-Cycle Executive Chairman and Co-Founder Tim Johnston. “These certifications are a major milestone for our team and affirm our commitment to managing quality, the environment, health & safety, and sustainability.”

Li-Cycle provides a solution to the global end-of-life lithium-ion battery problem, while creating a secondary supply of battery materials through its recycling technology. Li-Cycle’s Spoke & Hub Technologies minimize the overall environmental footprint of the end-to-end resource recovery process and substantially reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions that would otherwise be produced from mining these finite resources.

Li-Cycle was named to the World Circular Economy Forum’s list of Circular Economy Solutions Inspiring the World, and is a 2020 and 2021 Global Cleantech 100 Company.