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.

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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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Lithium Ion Battery Recycling Meeting

In May, the RBC was invited by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to join with other organizations, companies and experts to discuss the approaches, needs and challenges of lithium ion battery recycling now and in the future. The meeting, held in Colorado, was well attended by representatives from Europe, Asia…

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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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