It’s Easy and It’s the Law for New Yorkers to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

Statewide disposal ban goes into effect today, December 5

New York (December 5, 2011) Effective today, it is illegal for any resident in the state of New York to “knowingly dispose of rechargeable batteries as solid waste.” Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, provides a network of collection locations throughout the state of New York, as well as nationwide, where residents can recycle their used rechargeable batteries at no cost.

Signed into law on Dec. 10, ...

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Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency

The Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) was created by the New York State Legislature in 1990 to manage the solid waste produced in Onondaga County on a daily basis. Thirty-three of the thirty-five municipalities in the county voluntarily elected to become part of the OCRRA system, and in the last 20 years its board of citizen volunteers has devoted countless hours to the development of programs and policies for the proper management of solid waste.

The OCRRA Board is responsible ...

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Call2Recycle Kicks Off Municipality Webinar Series

Webinar highlights recycling efforts in Onondaga County, NY

ATLANTA (October 25, 2011) – In the first installment of the “Lessons from the Experts” webinar series, Call2Recycle® and guests will discuss the shared responsibility for end-of-life product management and how obligations fall not only on the manufacturer, but also on local governments and municipalities. Call2Recycle, the only free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, will host a three-part complimentary webinar series that will discuss issues critical to extended producer ...

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Call2Recycle Hosts Webinar Series Highlighting Municipalities

“Lessons from the Experts” educates participants on municipality recycling programs and extended producer responsibility

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ATLANTA, GA (October 7, 2011) – The three-part webinar series, “Municipality Recycling: Lessons from the Experts,” serves as a forum for community leaders to hear insights and gain valuable information about recycling efforts unique to municipalities across the country.  Hosted by Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, the webinar series will ...

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Cooperative Webinar Educates New York Municipalities on Statewide Rechargeable Battery Take-Back Law

The New York Product Stewardship Council, New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling and Call2Recycle sponsor webinar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (Sept. 30, 2011) – Municipal and county recycling programs may bear the financial burden for recycling rechargeable batteries when the statewide disposal ban on rechargeable batteries goes into effect. The New York Product Stewardship Council (NYPSC) and New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling (NYSAR3), in partnership with Call2Recycle®, have developed a complimentary webinar to discuss ...

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