Spotlight on Safety: Customer Service Answers Your Most Popular Questions

Safety is a strategic focus of Call2Recycle during 2017. In this issue, our Customer Service team shares its answers to the most frequently asked safety questions from collection sites and stewards.

Why do I have to bag or tape every battery?

The simple answer is so that your battery shipments comply with US DOT regulations which require that the terminals of select battery types don’t make contact with each other when in transit from your location to the sorting facility. Because battery ...

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22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017

  • The event occurs between September 20-22, 2017, in Lisbon
  •  Ecopilhas is one of the main sponsors in Portugal
  • Over 200 international experts will discuss the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling

The next top quality international congress on battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. The event has the institutional support of Ecopilhas, the oldest entity responsible for the management of ...

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Call2Recycle Safety Program: What to Watch for In 2017

Call2Recycle Safety Program: What to Watch for In 2017

Call2Recycle is committed to taking its safety program to the next level during the year of 2017.  As the volume of batteries being recycled increases, we want to do everything we can to prevent safety hazards that can occur during collecting, packaging, transporting and sorting used batteries.

What does this mean for you as a collection site or sorter/processor? In anticipation of our focus on safety, we want to share what you can ...

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Battery Recycling is a Dangerous Business!

  1. READ the enclosed information and safety guidelines found on your collection box.
    1. Batteries weighing 11 lbs. or less each.
    2. No wet-cell, damaged or defective batteries.
  2. TRAIN everyone on your team who will be handling the collection box or batteries.
  3. PROTECT THE TERMINALS by bagging or taping.  
    1. In the U.S., the following batteries should be bagged or taped to ...
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National Battery Day Coming Feb. 18

Get Ready! National Battery Day 2017 is Almost Here

 National Battery Day will be celebrated on Saturday, February 18. During the first 18 days of February we will shine a spotlight on the role that batteries play in our daily lives and encourage consumers to recycle their used batteries at nearby drop-off locations.

Call2Recycle’s National Battery Day campaign runs from Feb. 1 to 18 in both the US and Canada. Leading retailers, municipalities and industry stewards will join together to raise awareness ...

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