How do you recycle an electric car?

It all started in the local library, pouring way too many old batteries into the battery recycling bin.

But you can’t put an electric car into a recycling bin, so what can you do with it?

In the fourth episode of ‘Debunks’, the new podcast series from the Cosmos newsroom team and Nine Podcasts, science journalist Ellen Phiddian concludes the electric vehicle (EV) miniseries by investigating: what happens to an EV at the end of its life?

Joined by Australian Battery Recycling Initiative CEO Katherine Hole and Professor Leanne Wiseman, they discuss the ins and outs of recycling all batteries–big and small.

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Debunks is a science podcast that asks questions that you actually want to know the answer to. 

Each week a journalist in the Cosmos newsroom expertly guides listeners through the science topics of the day, from electric vehicles to weight loss. Plus we unpack all the misinformation that comes with it.

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