Out with the Old, In with the New: Father’s Day Gifts Can Generate Disposal Dilemmas

Call2Recycle Lists Top 5 Father’s Day Gifts That Should Be Recycled, Not Thrown Out

Happy African American Father and Mixed Race Son Having Fun Using Touch Pad Computer Tablet Outside.ATLANTA, June 10, 2013 — On Father’s Day, the sixth busiest retail sales holiday, more than 70 million dads across the U.S. will be honored with a broad range of gifts. Many of dads’ top-picks—tech gadgets powered by rechargeable batteries—will replace older ...

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Commitment Helps Drive Successful Retail Recycling Solutions

Recycling goals are achieved as more retailers focus on employee and customer awareness

When Call2Recycle®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting battery recycling, began in 1994, its founders knew that one key to educating and driving consumer participation was the formation of alliances with retailers, manufacturers, municipalities and businesses. Working collaboratively with program participants and supporters, Call2Recycle has kept more than 70 million rechargeable batteries and their mineral-rich components out of ...

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Check Recycling Off Your Holiday “To-Do” List

Informed Consumers Can Make Shopping Trips Work Harder by Remembering the Recyclables

earth in a red gift box

ATLANTA (December 3, 2012) – During the busy holiday season, it’s easy to forget about helping the environment.  Yet, this season Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America, makes it easier than ever to “drop and shop” ...

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“Green Guilt” Infographic

A survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® found the percentage of people who feel they could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment had doubled since 2009. This is known as “green guilt.” 46% felt cellphones needed recycling and 17% agreed that rechargeable batteries shouldn’t be thrown away. Fortunately, there are a number of retail partners like Staples in the U.S. who accept these materials for recycling, along with other products. So, you don’t ...

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Back to School Shopping Includes More Electronics Than Ever

Batteries that power electronic devices should be recycled

College students studying in their dorm with electronicsATLANTA (Aug. 6, 2012)  ̶  The back-to-school shopping frenzy has begun and parents’ lists contain more electronics than ever. These products that power-up going back to school, such as laptop and tablet computers, use rechargeable batteries.  When these batteries need to be replaced, the discarded ones should be recycled. Fortunately, recycling batteries is easy and convenient via ...

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