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3 million and counting: Lowe’s hits rare milestone in battery recycling

April 24, 2014

Call2Recycle commends home improvement company for success of in-store recycling centers ATLANTA (April 24, 2014) – With more than 1,800 stores collecting rechargeable batteries from customers, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has reached a rare milestone in the world of … Read More


Call2Recycle Celebrates 20 Years as Environmental Recycling Program Leader; Expands Retail Recycling Partnership with RadioShack to Hawaii and Puerto Rico

April 21, 2014

More than 7.1 Million Pounds of Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones Collected at RadioShack ATLANTA and FORT WORTH, Texas (April 21, 2014) – Celebrating a 20-year partnership, RadioShack and Call2Recycle® announced today that the battery collection and recycling program is expanding to stores in … Read More


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


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.