Lithium – Total estimated size of recycled lithium of retired motive power batteries in the future

Lithium general description

Lithium is a soft, silver-white metal with a low density, making it highly reactive and flammable when exposed to air or water. It has a wide range of applications, including in rechargeable batteries for electronic devices and electric vehicles due to its high energy density, as well as in ceramics, glass, lubricants, and psychiatric medication to treat bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions. Lithium also has some industrial applications, such as in the production of aluminum, magnesium, and nuclear reactors.


Data from Delta Analysis and U.S. Geological Survey.

To download the data, click the cloud in the right corner at the bottom of the figure.

More To Explore

Lithium batteries – EU27 Trade of ion accumulators

Lithium-ion accumulators Ion accumulators, also known as rechargeable batteries, are energy storage devices that use chemical reactions to store and release electrical energy. They are

Sign up

Fill out the form below, and we will be in touch shortly.
Contact Information