By Waste360, Stefanie Valentic.

By 2030, electric vehicle sales are expected to comprise 20 percent to 30 percent of all automobile sales, according to the Electric Power Research Institute.

In this week’s episode of Stef Talks Trash, Stefanie Valentic discusses the state of battery recycling with Ryan Melsert, the CEO of American Battery Technology Company.

Melsert, who was a founding member of Tesla’s Gigafactory design team, talks about building a circular supply chain for batteries as well as the challenges and opportunities that go along with scaling new processes.