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This Tesla co-founder has a plan to recycle your EV batteries

Is it possible to completely recycle Lithium Ion batteries? One of the founders of Tesla believes he has found the solution, and it could be cheaper than mining the minerals needed for the batteries in mobile phones and electric cars.

Tesla co-founder JB Straubel believes the recycling revolution is coming to EV batteries. The largest lithium mine in the world could be sitting in America's unwanted gadgets. The FT's Patrick McGee reports.

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