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     2014 Collections
    Thanks to you, we diverted nearly 12 million pounds of batteries (5.4 million kg) from landfills - Read the press release
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    Update: Waste Diversion Ontario Decision on Call2Recycle Canada’s ISP
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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
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Grainger In-Store ‘Take-Back’ Promotion Collects 11,000+ Pounds of Batteries from Customers

January 26, 2015

Global industrial supply company Grainger defines sustainability as ‘doing business the right way.’ Grainger’s recycling efforts stretch far and wide, and include cardboard, plastic, paper, electronics and, of course, batteries. Read More

 

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FAQ: An Overview of the Newly Updated U.S. DOT Lithium Standards

January 26, 2015

In July 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) issued updated standards to the US transportation regulations for lithium batteries. Steve O’Brien, Call2Recycle’s Managing Director of Operations, shares details on the changes and the impact on your organization’s battery recycling program. Read More

 

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North America’s Consumer Battery Collection and Recycling Leader Continues Year-Over-Year Growth

January 20, 2015

Call2Recycle caps 18th straight year of protecting and preserving North America’s environmental footprint Atlanta/Toronto – January 20, 2015 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, increased its total weight of material collected in 2014 for … Read More

 

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Lenovo: Why Rechargeable Battery Recycling Makes Business Sense

December 17, 2014

When Lenovo purchased IBM’s PC business in 2005, one of the top orders of business was environmental. The company wanted to make sure its recycling and other sustainability programs continued to be a high priority as it expanded in the … Read More

 

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Call2Recycle Partnerships: 20 Years of Looking to the Future

December 17, 2014

When Call2Recycle, Inc., was founded in 1994, its very existence constituted a first. It was the first organization to collect rechargeable batteries across the US, then Canada. It was one of the first recycling programs to be voluntarily funded by … Read More

 

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100 Million Pounds and Counting: Consumer Battery Recycling Program Hits Historic Milestone

December 08, 2014

In a fitting salute to its 20th anniversary, Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’a first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, today announced that its signature battery and cellphone recycling program has hit a substantial milestone – 100 million pounds (45 million kilograms) –diverted from landfills since 1994. This total represents the weight of nearly 33,000 typical hybrid compact vehicles. Read More

 

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Environmental Stewardship Organization Secures Preeminent Sustainability Certification

December 04, 2014

Organizations committed to recycling batteries can remain assured that their collection efforts adhere to thestrictest and most up-to-date standard for environmental safety and social responsibilityby partnering with Call2Recycle, Inc. North America’s most comprehensive consumer battery recycling program announced today that the latest version of the Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) certification, R2:2013, has been issued to Call2Recycle, Inc. 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.