2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum

Join the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) on July 25-26, 2017 at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston, MA for a discussion-packed conference. This year’s Forum will highlight current product stewardship trends in the U.S., focusing on packaging, pharmaceuticals, paint, electronics, HHW, and other priority products.

22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017

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 battery collection and recycling in Portugal, the Portuguese State Secretary for the Environment and the The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA).

ICBR is the international platform for discussion of the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling, bringing together many decision makers in the battery recycling chain such as battery producers, recyclers, collection schemes, policy-makers, transport companies and many more.

nahmma-logo2016 NAHMMA National Conference

Please join us Oct 11-14 at the North America Hazardous Materials Management Association in Portland, Oregon. This year, our own CEO & President, Carl Smith will speak about Producer Responsibility Organization and give an update on the current battery stewardship landscape in North America.

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posterthumbnail-usVermonters Can Turn in Batteries as They Turn Back Their Clocks

This Fall, Call2Recycle encourages Vermonters to take some extra steps to keep their near and dear ones safe, while making a positive impact on the environment. As residents turn back their clocks on November 6, we invite our collection partners to help spread the word by educating them on the basic safety measures that can be taken to protect their households.

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The Secret Life of Batteries – Can You Imagine A Different Journey?

From household appliances, to laptops, cellphones, and other portable electronics, batteries help power our modern world. But what happens when batteries lose their charge? Each year billions of batteries end up in landfills, where toxic metals could enter the waste stream and possibly harm our environment.

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What does it mean to adopt the Circular Economy and who is responsible to drive the next generation of environment-friendly principles? Who benefits the most from the Circular Economy? Who has the biggest chance to make inroads in product stewardship as it relates to the Circular Economy? These are some of the topics that we’ll discuss as we provide real-life examples from the public and the private sector.

In this hour-long webcast Call2Recycle’s CEO and President, Carl Smith joins Energizer’s Director of Regulatory and Government Affairs, Marcus Boolish, and Betsy Dorn, Recycling Expert and author of Shifting the Focus from End-Of-Life Recycling to Continuous Product Lifecycles, in a discussion about how companies are dealing with the challenges presented as they work towards attaining a circular economy.

Listen to the recording here