Turn Back Your clocks – Turn in Your Batteries!

It’s almost that time of the year! This Fall, Call2Recycle will encourage 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.

Here are a few easy things to do in less than an hour to ...

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Washington Legislature Considering Bill that Would Divert More Batteries from Landfills

UPDATE: February 22, 2012 – Washington Senate Bill 6148 and its companion bill, House Bill 2450 have not made it out of committee and will not be passed this session.


The Washington State Senate and House are considering product stewardship legislation that would require rechargeable battery manufacturers to ensure that batteries are diverted from landfills. Senate Bill 6148 and its companion bill, House Bill 2450, state that it is ...

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It’s Easy and It’s the Law for New Yorkers to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

Statewide disposal ban goes into effect today, December 5

New York (December 5, 2011) Effective today, it is illegal for any resident in the state of New York to “knowingly dispose of rechargeable batteries as solid waste.” Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, provides a network of collection locations throughout the state of New York, as well as nationwide, where residents can recycle their used rechargeable batteries at no cost.

Signed into law on Dec. 10, ...

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Cooperative Webinar Educates New York Municipalities on Statewide Rechargeable Battery Take-Back Law

The New York Product Stewardship Council, New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling and Call2Recycle sponsor webinar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (Sept. 30, 2011) – Municipal and county recycling programs may bear the financial burden for recycling rechargeable batteries when the statewide disposal ban on rechargeable batteries goes into effect. The New York Product Stewardship Council (NYPSC) and New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling (NYSAR3), in partnership with Call2Recycle®, have developed a complimentary webinar to discuss ...

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Call2Recycle Supports Retailers in Meeting New York State

At no cost to retailers, Call2Recycle’s program offers a turnkey solution for collecting and recycling used rechargeable batteries

NEW YORK (June 6, 2011) – Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, today announced its support for New York State’s retailers seeking to comply with requirements of the statewide battery take-back law. The New York State Rechargeable Battery Law requires retailers to take back rechargeable batteries as of June 8th so that they can ...

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