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Former Tesla CTO JB Straubel tackles battery recycling with Redwood Materials

Former Tesla CTO and the mastermind behind many of Tesla's core technologies, JB Straubel, started Redwood Materials in 2017 to help address the looming lithium-ion battery shortage in the U.S. and to solve the massive problem of e-waste. The company recycles end-of-life batteries and then supplies battery makers like Panasonic with materials in short supply as EV production surges around the world. Straubel gave CNBC an inside look at its first recycling facility in Carson City, Nevada.
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