Caption This! Competition Inspires Creativity and Environmental Awareness to Celebrate Earth Day

For three weeks in April, Call2Recycle teamed up with Lowe’s to present the Caption This! Competition to encourage environmental awareness in time for Earth Day. Six photos (2 per week) were posted on the Call2Recycle Facebook page and fans enlisted to provide what they felt was the best eco-caption. We were blown away by the support and creativity of the responses! Each week, two winners were selected based on the number of “likes” their caption received. They got an eco-tote ...

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Lowe’s and Call2Recycle’s Caption This! Competition

Caption This! To raise environmental awareness in celebration of Earth Day, we’re holding a Facebook caption competition. We’d love your support and creativity.  Visit the Call2Recycle Facebook page to add comments (captions) to environmentally-themed pics that are in need of eco-descriptions.  For the first three Mondays in April, 2 pictures will be posted – just post your best caption then recruit all your friends and followers to “like” ...

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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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Lowe’s Joins The Charge to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Adds Do-It-Yourself Retailer to List of Collection Partners

ATLANTA, August 9, 2004 – Lowe’s Companies, Inc, the world’s second 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 agreement that integrates RBRC’s recycling program into Lowe’s stores throughout the U.S.

Supported by rechargeable battery and product manufacturers, RBRC’s battery recycling program is unique in industry product stewardship. The Lowe’s/RBRC partnership ...

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