Responsible management of today’s batteries and those yet to be imagined.

We are a coalition of companies, academics and NGOs with a mission to advance the responsible production, transport, sale, use, reuse, recycling and resource recovery of batteries and other energy storage devices.

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We are a coalition of companies, academics and NGOs with a mission to advance the responsible production, transport, sale, use, reuse, recycling and resource recovery of batteries and other energy storage devices.

Johnson Controls Ford O'Reilly Auto Parts LafargeHolcim Canadian Energy Walmart Honda AutoZone Club Car Advance Auto Parts FedEx
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Take the 2 million battery challenge!

The latest automotive industry research shows that 12% of consumers still have a dead or unusable vehicle battery at home and not in the closed recycling loop. In an effort to bring those remaining vehicle batteries that sit in forgotten corners of garages or in inoperative vehicles back into the recycling loop, the Responsible Battery Coalition has launched the 2 Million Battery Challenge.

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FAQ

What is the Responsible Battery Coalition? What do we do? We're glad you asked.

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RBC partners with University of Michigan on ‘green principles’

This month we launched an exciting project with the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems to develop the “green principles” for responsible vehicle battery management. Based on the established green principles for stationary applications, this new project will examine and characterize the environmental profile of vehicle energy storage throughout…

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Pat Hayes

Pat Hayes Executive Director

Steve Christensen

Steve Christensen Director of Strategic Initiatives

Timothy J. Lafond, P.E.

Timothy Lafond, P.E. Technical Consultant

Alexis Athis

Alexis Athis Intern
Marquette University

Leadership

We are governed by a Board of Directors representing battery makers, recyclers, original equipment manufacturers and large-scale users of energy storage devices. We are also informed by a Science Advisory Board and Executive Advisory Council on best practices and strategic counsel.

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