VinES and Li-Cycle announce strategic, long-term battery recycling agreement

Li-Cycle assessing opportunity to develop a dedicated Spoke recycling plant in Vietnam near VinES’ lithium-ion battery manufacturing facilities, underpinned by customer demand

Li-Cycle continues to strengthen relationship with VinES to advance its position as a leading global recycling partner

TORONTO, ONTARIO – Media OutReach – 12 April 2023 – VinES Energy Solutions (“VinES”) and Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (“Li-Cycle”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, are pleased to announce that they have signed a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) for a long-term recycling relationship. According to the Agreement, from 2024, Li-Cycle will become VinES’ strategic and preferred recycling partner for VinES’ Vietnamese-sourced battery materials.

About Li-Cycle Holdings Corp.

Li-Cycle (NYSE: LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies™ to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries, while creating a secondary supply of battery-grade materials. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, energy storage, consumer electronics, and other industrial and household applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better manage battery manufacturing waste and end-of-life batteries and to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade raw materials through a closed-loop solution. For more information, visit .