Survey Reveals That More than Forty Percent of Builders Actively Recycle Used Rechargeable Batteries from Power Tools

However, disparity between recycling knowledge and practices shows room for growth

ORLANDO, May 8, 2007 – Many of the cordless power tools that builders rely on are powered by rechargeable batteries, which should be recycled when they no longer hold a charge instead of being thrown away. According to a recent survey commissioned by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), many builders currently dispose of these batteries properly, with 44 percent indicating that they recycle the ...

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The Home Depot Names The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Environmental Partner of the Year

Leading DIY retailer honors non-profit and Black& Decker/DeWALT for their commitment to the environment

ATLANTA, November 18, 2002 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, announced today that The Home Depot presented its prestigious “Environmental Partner of the Year” award for 2002 to RBRC and Black & Decker/DeWALT.

A story of industry stewardship

RBRC works with national retailers, businesses and communities to set up convenient drop-off facilities for used rechargeable batteries – those commonly ...

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The Home Depot Joins Program to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation adds DIY retailer to list of retail partners

ATLANTA, August 8, 2001 – The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, and the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, announced today a new partnership that integrates RBRC’s recycling program into Home Depot stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.

RBRC, along with representatives from Home Depot and DeWALT Industrial Tools, will make an official announcement at the National ...

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