Vermont Single-Use Battery Collections Up 3000% After New Law Goes Into Effect Jan. 1

Vermont often tops the list as one of the ‘greenest’ states in the US. So it’s no surprise that the state eagerly embraced its leadership role as the first US state to recycle single-use batteries. This past June–six months after the law went into effect, single-use battery collections were up 2,947% over 2015. Even rechargeable battery collections were up 29% year over year.

“We expected a big bump in collections in the first months after the law went into effect as ...

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Why Recycling Is Not Enough

Call2Recycle, Inc. releases white paper on how organizations can embrace the circular economy.

April 20, 2016Atlanta –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 ...

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

CircularEconomyRecyclingSignsTo learn more about product stewardship and the challenges associated with attaining the Circular Economy join the GreenBiz webcast on April 19.

Over 750 industry professionals from the public and private sectors descended on Scottsdale for the yearly edition of GreenBiz, which took place on Feb 23 through Feb 25. A platform for thought leadership, continued development and business networking, welcomed representatives from leading corporations participated in the three-day jam packed agenda ...

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Consumer Battery Recycling Awareness Increased During the Lead the Charge Campaign

NBD-Newsletter-Badge2This 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 promote the #NBD2016Recycle2Win sweepstakes tied to the campaign, consumers across the U.S. and Canada have become even more aware of the household battery recycling options available to them. The Lead the Charge ...

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

WinnipegWasteAceWinner_2015Winnipeg, 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 branches. Thanks to the enthusiastic response of library patrons, an astonishing 10,200 lbs. (4,627 kg) of batteries were collected for recycling.

In Canada, Call2Recycle partnered with Winnipeg Public Library to encourage residents to keep batteries ...

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