Technologies are focused on clean and safe water, air quality, land revitalization, homeland security, sustainable materials management and safer chemicals.
The cleanup will remove discarded batteries and hazardous chemicals from the former Battery and Electronics Recycling Inc. warehouse.
These efforts will help support the development of technologies and strategies to improve how plastics are managed within and beyond America’s borders.
The funds will be used to double the size of the company’s current team, invest in technology and continue its U.S. expansion.
The much-anticipated merger was slated to close in Q1 but is now delayed due to COVID-19.
A new bill introduced in Maine would call on Congress to fund research that supports innovative battery recycling tactics.