Hilti: Powering Up Its Battery Recycling Program to New Levels

Many of Call2Recycle’s industry stewards come from the construction tool industry where rechargeable batteries power cordless tools ranging from drills to screwdrivers, saws, angle grinders, power hammers and impact wrenches. As the demand for cordless tools steadily increases, so does the demand for heavy-duty rechargeable batteries.

One of the leaders in this industry is the Hilti Group, a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of construction-grade tools, equipment and services. From its roots as a small family company started in 1941, Hilti ...

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Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Celebrates 15 Years of Battery Recycling

WLSSD LogoA sanitary district might not be the first place you think of when recycling batteries. But the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) holds a special place in recycling circles as one of the few, if not only, government entity that promotes battery recycling to protect a local watershed.

Created by the Minnesota legislature in 1971, WLSSD is responsible for protecting the waterways and land surrounding the lower St. Louis River ...

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Five Ways to Jumpstart Your Battery Recycling Program the Sioux Falls Way

Sioux Falls HHWAs the largest city in South Dakota (SD), Sioux Falls has a long history that dates to Native American tribes that settled near the Big Sioux River. Today, the city is a busy commerce hub populated with Fortune 500 company offices, residential developments and parks. It’s also a city on the forefront of sustainability efforts nationwide, thanks to the zealousness of its 160,000 environmentally minded residents in the four-county ...

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All-Battery Recycling is a Way of Life in Marion County, Oregon

MarionCountylogo400x400tMarion County, located just south of Portland with a population of nearly 325,000, is proud of its long history.  It is home to the state capital of Salem. It is the largest producer of agriculture among Oregon’s 36 counties. It is also one of the most progressive recycling counties in the state, ranking second out of 35 wastesheds in its calculated recovery rate of 61.2% in 2013.

So it’s no surprise ...

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