Sustainability Programs Are Even More Effective through Partnerships – Environmental Leader

Partners in Sustainability

While there is a lot of talk about manufacturer responsibility in product stewardship, retailers—as the middlemen between manufacturers and consumers—are emerging as a powerful force in environmental stewardship and sustainability. This new level of influence is being intentionally cultivated through strategic partnerships between retailers and manufacturers. Lowe’s and DeWalt, for example, have partnered together to sponsor tool trade-in events that provide both an opportunity and an incentive ...

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Call2Recycle Partners with Media General to Recycle Used Rechargeable Batteries

Leading provider of news, information and entertainment ‘making news’ with sustainability program

ATLANTA (June 28, 2011) –To further support its corporate sustainability efforts, Media General (NYSE:MEG), a multimedia provider of broadcast television, digital media and print products, has joined forces with Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America. Partnering with Call2Recycle demonstrates Media General’s commitment to the environment by conveniently recycling the rechargeable batteries used in its television station, newspaper and other offices every day.

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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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