Tierr@_de_N@die: There is no another way to fully integrate the battery cycle of life than a circular model. And it seems Tesla has finally understood it.
Tesla has been recycling batteries made at the factory using third-party recyclers. Now, as the earliest Model Ses reach 7 years old, and the company is starting to receive some batteries back after use in those early cars, it’s setting up its own battery recycling facility.
Source (www2.greencarreports.com): Tesla launches battery recycling at Nevada Gigafactory