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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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Four Ways to Put the WOW! Back in Your Municipal Battery Recycling Program

February 24, 2015

During the past two decades, Call2Recycle has worked closely with many municipalities, big and small, to launch and expand battery recycling programs. Based on our 20+ years of experience, we’d like to share with you some of the best practices … Read More

 

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Everything Old Is New Again…Energizer Creates New Line of Batteries Made With 4% Recycled Battery Content

February 24, 2015

Battery experts have long believed it was impossible to create a new battery made with recycled battery material while maintaining performance. That was true…until now, a recent breakthrough has proven otherwise. Earlier this month, Energizer released a new line of … Read More

 

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A Collection Point Conundrum – A Byline Article by Carl Smith in Resource Recycling

February 24, 2015

In an article published in Resource Recycling, Call2Recycle CEO Carl Smith discuss how some product stewardship laws require retailers to take back select products for recycling, although recent research indicates that may be a counterproductive strategy. Read More

 

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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. But for the company, recycling goes beyond sustainability. It’s a … 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

 

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.