Call2Recycle Canada Sees Dramatic Growth in Past 17 Years

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In 2013, Call2Recycle Canada collected 3.7 million pounds (1.7 million kilograms) of batteries–the most batteries collected in one year by the organization.  The company has collected 13.2 million pounds (6 million kilograms)—or the weight of 880 large African elephants—since the program started in 1997.

What lies behind this steady growth? One could guess provincial mandates or a growing interest in recycling by consumers and they would be correct. But behind this growth also ...

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Newalta Sorting Facilities Moving to Hamilton, ON

Newalta_157Call2Recycle’s Canadian battery-sorting partner Newalta is in the process of re-locating its national sorting operation from Fort Erie to Hamilton, Ontario. This year, Canadians have already recycled more than one million kilograms of batteries, a 26 per cent increase in collections compared to 2013. The new facility provides more space for sorting operations, as well as the opportunity to upgrade equipment and processes to improve efficiency.

“We applaud the efforts of ...

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