Bosch Ventures invested in two lithium-ion battery recycling companies, Li Industries and Cylib.

U.K. nonprofit Material Focus released research showing battery fires in collection trucks and drop-off sites increased 71% in 2023 across the U.K. and that more than 1.1 billion electronics and electric devices containing lithium-ion batteries were improperly disposed of there.

U.S.-based used radio sales outlet Radiowell launched an ad campaign educating consumers about how to properly recycle end-of-life radios and their batteries.

The Recycled Materials Association launched an ESG Toolkit for its members.