Battery producer sees the positive side of recycling

The world’s largest manufacturer of lead-acid batteries has formed a recycling partnership with a cleantech firm. Johnson Controls has agreed to supply Aqua Metals with batteries to recycle and then buy back the metals produced. Aqua Metals, which recently opened its first plant in Nevada, uses a water-based, room-temperature electrochemical process to recycle lead, as opposed to high-temperature smelting […]