Corporation for Battery Recycling Releases RFP for National Household Battery Recycling Program

The four largest US battery companies, under the auspices of the non-profit Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), recently issued a request for proposal seeking a business partner to steward the collection and recycling of household batteries. The organization envisions a voluntary national program focusing on the collection of all consumer batteries that maximizes the reuse of spent battery materials and produces zero waste to landfill. The request is the culmination of over ...

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Media Alert: Call2Recycle and British Columbia Ministry of Environment Launch North America’s First Recycling Program for All Household Batteries

VANCOUVER, June 4, 2010 –

Who: The Honourable John Yap, British Columbia Minister of State for Climate Action; Carl Smith, president and CEO of Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, operating in British Columbia since 1997; and Shell Busey of the HouseSmart Referral Network.

What: The British Columbia Ministry of the Environment and Call2Recycle will celebrate the launch of North America’s first government-mandated recycling program for all household batteries. Call2Recycle will leverage its relationships with ...

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Call2Recycle Responds to Ontario Regulation For All Battery Recycling

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation of Canada seeks to expand its program in Ontario to be North America’s first mandated all-battery recycling program

TORONTO, August 4, 2009 – Responding to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment’s efforts to implement the province’s Waste Diversion Act, the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation of Canada (RBRCC) has proposed to expand its decade-long, free recycling program, Call2Recycle, by becoming an official industry program for all household batteries. The Minister’s directive will result in the first mandated all-battery ...

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