Prema George returned to e-Stewards as ESG and enterprise director.

The Fire Safety Research Institute and several partners launched the Take C.H.A.R.G.E. of Battery Safety campaign to educate people about safe disposal of devices that contain lithium-ion batteries. 

The Global Recycling Standards Organization appointed Rike Sandlin as interim executive director. 

Sustainable tech startup Reboxed received just under $2 million in seed funding. 

Battery recycling startup tozero partnered with Huayou Recycling to recycling Huayou’s end-of-life EV batteries and battery production scrap in Europe.