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     2015 Collections
    Thanks to you, we diverted a record 12.6-million pounds (5.7-million kilograms) of batteries and cellphones in 2015.
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Why Recycling Is Not Enough

April 20, 2016

Recycling can be seen as the defining strategy to reducing waste and minimizing the environmental impact, however, optimal solutions for waste management are far more subtle and complex. Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, today released: “Shifting the Focus from End-of-Life Recycling to Continuous Product Lifecycles,” a white paper on how embracing the concepts of a circular economy can be a much more powerful way to address the issue of waste. Read More



The Circular Economy among the Key Topics at this Year’s GreenBiz

March 16, 2016

Over 750 industry professionals from the public and private sector descended on Scottsdale for the yearly edition of GreenBiz, which took place on Feb 23 through Feb 25. To learn more about product stewardship and the challenges associated with attaining the Circular Economy join the GreenBiz webcast on April 19. Read More



Consumer Battery Recycling Awareness Increased During the Lead the Charge Campaign

March 15, 2016

This past February, our teams at Call2Recycle joined forces with North American battery collection partners to run a comprehensive and exciting consumer awareness campaign – the Lead the Charge on National Battery Day campaign. Thanks to the tremendous collaboration to … Read More



Vermont Takes the Lead with Expanded 
Battery Recycling Program

January 28, 2016

Residents of Vermont can now recycle all household batteries by dropping them at convenient collection sites MONTPELIER, VT – Call2Recycle, Inc., (Call2Recycle), North America’s largest consumer battery stewardship organization, and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the official launch … Read More



Libraries Inspire Local Communities to Check in Their Books And Their Batteries

January 20, 2016

Winnipeg, Manitoba, lies roughly 1,500 miles (2,414 km) north of Austin, Texas. But residents of both communities shared a common goal this fall–to recycle their used batteries and cellphones as part of a friendly community competition among their local library … 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.