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    Update: Waste Diversion Ontario Decision on Call2Recycle Canada’s ISP
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    17 consecutive years of growth
    Thanks to you, we diverted over 11 million pounds of batteries (5 million kg) from landfills - Read the press release
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    We divert everything from landfills. Find out what happens to the rechargeable batteries and cellphones.
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    Rechargeable Batteries Power Our Daily Lives
    We use mobile devices every day – all powered by rechargeable batteries. When that battery-power runs out, it's important to recycle them. Find your recycling location

What is a Typical Call2Recycle Collection Site?

November 18, 2014

Call2Recycle has about 34,000 locations where consumers can drop off their batteries to be recycled. But recently we asked the question: What exactly is the ‘typical’ collection site for Call2Recycle? The answer shouldn’t be surprising. There are no ‘typical’ collection … Read More



Future Leaders Share the Recycling Message

November 18, 2014

The next generation will shape our future environmental policies, especially those around recycling. These future leaders search for new ways to blend technology, education and environmental conservation. Throughout our 20 year history, we found many ways to educate, sponsor and … Read More



From Tar-Top to Lithium Batteries: Battery Systems Has Seen It All

November 18, 2014

Battery Systems entered the recycling business in 1955 when the founder Harry Streelman, nicknamed Deadcell Harry, started a small battery rebuilding and recycling business in southern California. His nickname came from his business: picking up dead tar-top batteries from local … Read More


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Call2Recycle Through the Years: Our Top 5 Favorite Annual Reports

October 24, 2014

As Call2Recycle looks back at its two decades of growth, we realize that our most significant achievement isn’t in the pounds of batteries recycled or the number of collection sites. We are most proud of our contribution in changing the … Read More



Best Buy Reaches Goal of Recycling 1 Billion Pounds in 5 Years

October 19, 2014

Five years ago, Best Buy set a goal: recycle one billion pounds of consumer electronics and large appliances by 2014. The company reached its goal six months early. Scott Weislow, senior director of Environmental Services at Best Buy, talks with … Read More


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1800Recycling.com Partners with Call2Recycle for Enhanced Battery Recycling Efforts

September 23, 2014

1800Recycling.com, an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience, has announced a new partnership with Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program. As part of the partnership, Call2Recycle and the 1800Recycling team will work to enhance the current battery recycling portion of the 1800Recycling system… Read More


Call2Recycle® is a product stewardship program providing no-cost battery and cellphone recycling solutions across the U.S. and Canada. Operated by Call2Recycle, Inc., a 501(c)4 nonprofit public service organization, the program is funded by battery and product manufacturers committed to responsible recycling.