In a fitting salute to its 20th anniversary, Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’a first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, today announced that its signature battery and cellphone recycling program has hit a substantial milestone – 100 million pounds (45 million kilograms) –diverted from landfills since 1994. This total represents the weight of nearly 33,000 typical hybrid compact vehicles. Read More
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Organizations committed to recycling batteries can remain assured that their collection efforts adhere to thestrictest and most up-to-date standard for environmental safety and social responsibilityby partnering with Call2Recycle, Inc. North America’s most comprehensive consumer battery recycling program announced today that the latest version of the Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) certification, R2:2013, has been issued to Call2Recycle, Inc. Read More
1800Recycling.com, an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience, has announced a new partnership with Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program. As part of the partnership, Call2Recycle and the 1800Recycling team will work to enhance the current battery recycling portion of the 1800Recycling system… Read More
TORONTO, September 12, 2014 – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. which operates one of the oldest and most successful stewardship programs in North America, has elected Daniel Hutter to its Board of Directors. Hutter, who currently serves as Division Vice President, Global EHS and Compliance Assurance for Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPB), was chosen for his industry expertise in product responsibility and environmental design. Spectrum Brands, a global consumer products company with market-leading brands including Rayovac®, has served on the Call2Recycle Canada Board of Directors for the past four years. Read More
ATLANTA – September 9, 2014 – Call2Recycle, Inc., the most successful battery stewardship organization in North America, today announced that noted environmental and sustainability expert Leo Raudys has been named vice president of program development. Raudys is known for his expertise on environmental public policies, and building and managing major sustainability programs for a major retailer. Read More
ATLANTA – August 21, 2014 – This back to school season, millions of students will head to the classroom carrying new mobile devices containing rechargeable batteries – all of which can be recycled. It is the perfect time of year to educate about proper recycling to protect the environment.
Recent studies show that the average college student owns up to seven devices[i], a number that has skyrocketed in the past five years. This trend is not exclusive to college students: 75 percent of children under the age of eight now carry their own mobile device, including smartphones and tablets[ii]. Read More