Municipalities struggle with hazardous household waste – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the sixth installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

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King County Solid Waste Division

In 1990, prompted by citizen demand, Washington State directed local governments to create plans to manage hazardous wastes produced by households and, in small quantities, by businesses and other organizations. In 1991, local governments and agencies established a partnership as the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County to manage these wastes regionally.

The program brings together resources from four government agencies and 37 suburban cities to help citizens, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies reduce the threat posed by ...

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Call2Recycle Announces Winners of 2008 Recycling Leadership Awards

Program participants recognized for rechargeable battery recycling excellence throughout the U.S. and Canada

ATLANTA, September 30, 2008 – Call2Recycle, the nation’s most comprehensive rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling program, today announced the recipients of the eighth annual “Recycling Leadership Awards.” The Recycling Leadership Awards recognize Call2Recycle’s community and public agency program participants for their exceptional efforts in rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling.

This year’s participants recognized for their exceptional recycling efforts in the Call2Recycle program include: King County Solid ...

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