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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New Jersey Charges Ahead with 51% Collection Increase

In 1991, New Jersey adopted the “Dry Cell Battery Management Act” making it illegal to knowingly dispose of nickel-cadmium and small-sealed lead acid battery as solid waste. Call2Recycle is an approved program to comply with this requirement and now has over 570 collection sites within New Jersey that increased pounds recycled in 2011 by 51%. In 2011, New Jersey residents recycled a total of 169,211 pounds ...

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Call2Recycle Reaches Milestone Collection Mark in Rechargeable Battery Recycling Efforts

Industry’s first and only product stewardship program total rechargeable battery collections exceeds 50 million pounds

ATLANTA, April 15, 2009 – Call2Recycle®, the nation’s most successful rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling solution, today announced that total collections since the program’s inception in 1994 now exceed 50 million pounds of rechargeable batteries. The amount of rechargeable batteries recycled through the program is equivalent to the weight of approximately 5,000 elephants. Through ongoing initiatives with retail and community partners, grassroots community efforts, and ...

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Call2Recycle Reports Nearly 7 Million Pounds of Rechargeable Batteries Collected in 2008

Almost 10 percent increase over 2007 collections

ATLANTA, February 4, 2009 – Call2Recycle®, the nation’s most comprehensive rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling solution, today reported a 9.6 percent increase in its collection of rechargeable batteries over last year, with 6.9 million pounds of rechargeable batteries recycled through the program in 2008. The amount of batteries collected by Call2Recycle last year is equivalent to the weight of approximately 163 school buses.

“Many factors contributed to this year’s success, including new ...

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Fastenal Partners with RBRC to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones a

Premiere Fastener Distributor in North America Joins Call2Recycle, Nation’s Most Comprehensive Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program

ATLANTA, March 4, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries, and Fastenal, a leading full-line industrial distributor and North America’s premiere distributor of fasteners, today announced a new partnership that integrates RBRC’s recycling program, Call2Recycle, into more than 1,900 Fastenal stores throughout the U.S.

By joining Call2Recycle, Fastenal is helping to protect ...

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