Recycling solutions for battery manufacturers

We provide a unique service offering for battery manufacturers across the battery production value chain. Our services include the sustainable recycling of battery production scrap as well as hazardous waste management of challenging waste streams.

Lithium-ion battery

Reliable recycling and hazardous waste management are a crucial part of ensuring smooth production in battery manufacturing. With our own mechanical and hydrometallurgical battery recycling facilities and hazardous waste treatment plants, Fortum is the perfect partner for battery manufacturers.

Effective battery material recycling

Efficient recycling of battery material

We combine low-CO2 mechanical and hydrometallurgical processes to ensure efficient and sustainable recycling of battery production scrap.

Hazardous waste barrel and label

Expertise in hazardous waste treatment

We have over 50 years of experience in hazardous waste management. We help battery manufacturers to dispose of challenging waste streams, such as solvents, slurries, and liquids in safe and environmentally sound way.

Sustainable recycled battery raw materials

Sustainable recycled raw materials

We recover the valuable battery metals through our hydrometallurgical process and produce sustainable recycled raw materials: nickel, cobalt, and manganese sulphates, and lithium hydroxide for reuse.

Our low-CO2 lithium-ion battery recycling technology

We use a combination of mechanical and hydrometallurgical technologies to recycle the battery materials. With our cutting-edge, low CO2 battery recycling technology, we recover the valuable battery materials for reuse in the production of new batteries.

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"We consider it as part of our corporate responsibility and an essential part of our commitment to sustainable production that we not only produce the batteries themselves in a C02-neutral way, but that we also take care of the best possible solutions for recycling the batteries. In Fortum we have found the perfect partner for this."


Olaf Bongwald, CEO, Valmet Automotive

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