Call2Recycle Met Its Goal!

Call2Recycle® is pleased to announce that it met its goal to collect 1 million pounds of rechargeable batteries and cellphones during the MyCall2Recycle campaign. Below are photos of the national collection drive in support of MyCall2Recycle, where hundreds of people learned more about how and why to recycle, and hundreds of pounds of rechargeable batteries and cellphones were collected to support efforts to reach the 1 million pound goal.

Thanks to all the campaign partners and sponsors – DeWALT, Lowe’s, RadioShack, Sony, ...

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Call2Recycle Surpasses Million Pound Battery Recycling Goal

Organization urges nation to continue rechargeable battery recycling efforts

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2010 – In July, Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program, challenged Americans to divert 1 million pounds of rechargeable batteries from our nation’s landfills by Oct. 1, as part of its MyCall2Recycle awareness campaign. The numbers are in, and the country was successful, collecting 1.24 million pounds of rechargeable batteries during the campaign. The organization created the MyCall2Recycle campaign and its million pound goal in ...

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Call2Recycle Challenges Americans to Recycle 1 Million Pounds of Rechargeable Batteries

Non-profit aims to educate consumers about recycling and discover what inspires them to be green

ATLANTA, July 21, 2010 – Cell phones, laptops, mp3 players, cordless power tools and digital cameras all use rechargeable batteries, which can and should be recycled. Today, Call2Recycle, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program, launched MyCall2Recycle, an awareness campaign designed to educate consumers and businesses on the importance and ease of battery recycling. During the campaign, consumers are asked to scour their ...

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Battery Recycling on the Rise in A Down Economy

Major Retailers Spur Call2Recycle’s 6.9 percent Growth in 2009

ATLANTA, February 11, 2010 – Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, today announced a 6.9 percent increase in overall collections, driven by major national retailers, municipalities and communities with a strong presence in the U.S. and Canada. Call2Recycle collected 6.1 million pounds (2.8 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries in 2009.

The rise in battery collections is attributed to increased efforts by major retailers, including The ...

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