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North America’s Battery Stewardship Organization Celebrates 20 Years of Growth Amidst Regulatory and Cultural Change

March 21, 2014

Call2Recycle—Battery and Cellphone Recycling Program — Celebrates its 20th Anniversary ATLANTA, (March 21, 2014) – Twenty years ago, five concerned battery manufacturers came together to minimize the environmental impact of the products they created and cast a vision for responsible battery … Read More


Federal Government Launches Battery Recycling Initiative with Call2Recycle Canada

January 17, 2014

Call2Recycle was selected as the preferred provider for battery recycling for Canada’s federal government agencies and departments. Read More


Canada’s Universities Make the Grade in Battery Recycling

January 14, 2014

Call2Recycle Canada sees 67% growth in campus collections in 2013 Read More


Battery Recycling Program Celebrates 17 Consecutive Years of Increased Collections

January 08, 2014

Collections for the U.S. and Canada increased by 12.6% in 2013, marking the 17th consecutive year of increased battery collections for Call2Recycle with a total of 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) being diverted last year. Read More


One-Third of Holiday Shoppers Will Choose Green and Give the Gift of Recycling

December 12, 2013

Holiday shoppers’ plans for disposal of old cordless products—specifically those being replaced by new holiday purchases—lands Americans and Canadians on the “Nice List,” according to results of a survey released today. Read More


Unprecedented Success: British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec Municipalities Lead Canada’s Battery Recycling Surge

November 19, 2013

Canadian municipalities in British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec have collected 625,000 kilograms of alkaline and rechargeable batteries so far this year via Call2Recycle.  This benchmark represents an increase of more than 328% over the same time period in 2012. 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.