New Jersey Charges Ahead with 51% Collection Increase

In 1991, New Jersey adopted the “Dry Cell Battery Management Act” making it illegal to knowingly dispose of nickel-cadmium and small-sealed lead acid battery as solid waste. Call2Recycle is an approved program to comply with this requirement and now has over 570 collection sites within New Jersey that increased pounds recycled in 2011 by 51%. In 2011, New Jersey residents recycled a total of 169,211 pounds ...

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New Jersey Experiences Surge in Battery Recycling

Combined Efforts of ANJHHWC and Call2Recycle Resulted in a 22.5 Percent Increase in 2010

ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J., (Feb. 18, 2011) – In 2010, New Jersey residents made great strides toward becoming responsible consumers of wireless technologies by recycling 22.5 percent more rechargeable batteries than the previous year. The increase was due in part to the statewide awareness efforts of the Association of New Jersey Household Hazardous Waste Coordinators (ANJHHWC), in partnership with Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and ...

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