Product Design and Collection: Keys to Shaping Sustainability – Environmental Leader

Product design and accessible collection are barriers to recycling. Over the last three decades, recycling programs across the nation have been able to increase participation and collections by successfully raising awareness and educating consumers about recycling and its greater mission. As a result, the U.S. has almost tripled the amount of materials recycled since 1985, according to the EPA.

While the rise in materials recycled year-over-year is encouraging, a gap still remains.

Product stewardship organizations—which work to minimize health, safety, environmental and ...

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Battery Recycling Day a Success

Seattle Residents Weigh In!

JohnCurley_Up_FBJune 28, 2013 marked Seattle’s second Battery Recycling Day which intended to increase awareness of the importance of battery recycling. Response from the Seattle community was outstanding. This year’s campaign generated over two times as many batteries and cellphones as last year. In just five days, more than 1,000 pounds of batteries were collected through The Seattle Public Library, and an additional 1,600 pounds were dropped off at the ...

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TODAY: Seattleites Converge at Westlake Park to Weigh-In on Battery Recycling

Environmentally-Committed Residents, Businesses and Communities Join John Curley to help ‘Tip the Scale’ on Battery Recycling Day

SEATTLE (June 28, 2013) – Residents are encouraged to do their part for the environment by bringing their old batteries to Westlake Park in celebration of the second annual Battery Recycling Day.  The event, hosted by Call2Recycle®—North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program—honors communities and residents who have made recycling and reducing landfill waste a priority.

The celebration is an opportunity for residents ...

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Greenest of Them All?

Neighborhoods vie for honor of Greenest Seattle Neighborhood

SEATTLE, WA (June 19, 2013) – Seattle residents are being asked to take part in a friendly recycling competition June 22-26 to help their neighborhood win the title of Greenest Seattle Neighborhood.

Call2Recycle, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, is partnering with The Seattle Public Library to put battery collection boxes at six different branches across the city. The neighborhood whose box weighs the most will be crowned the ...

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#TakeCharge for a Greener Seattle

Call2Recycle and John Curley Invite Environmentally-Conscious Residents to Battery Collection and Recycling Event June 28 at Westlake Park

recycle batteriesSeattle, WA (June 10, 2013) — Building on the success of last year’s Battery Recycling Day (which was proclaimed by Mayor Mike McGinn), Call2Recycle’s event is back again! Seattle area residents have another unique opportunity to make the city more green by participating in a city-wide battery collection and recycling celebration June ...

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