Milwaukee Electric Tool: Leading the Way in Sustainability

What exactly does it take to win Call2Recycle’s Leader in Sustainability Award?

Just ask Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., a U.S. manufacturer of professional, heavy duty power tools and accessories, who was honored with the award for 2012. The annual award is given to companies that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability as part of the Call2Recycle program.

What’s Milwaukee’s secret?  A corporate culture committed to leading the industry in sustainable practices, including responsibly ...

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Milwaukee® Receives 2012 Leader in Sustainability Award

Demonstrating an exceptional commitment to their battery recycling program, Milwaukee Tool was recently honored with Call2Recycle’s “2012 Leader in Sustainability Award”.

            “In 2012, 10 million pounds of batteries were collected and diverted from local landfills through participants in the Call2Recycle® program. This success is due in large part to the enthusiastic participation of Leaders in Sustainability like Milwaukee Tool,” said Carl Smith, CEO & President, Call2Recycle, Inc. “Their consistent dedication to ...

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DEWALT and Call2Recycle Partner to Celebrate Earth Day – Offer Discounts for Recycling Rechargeable Batteries

ATLANTA (April 10, 2012) – DEWALT® is offering a discount on purchases of new DEWALT power tool batteries when customers recycle their rechargeable batteries. Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free battery and cellphone collection program, partners with DEWALT to offer battery recycling to its customers year-round. During April 2012, when customers drop off any brand rechargeable battery from a power tool such as a cordless drill, cordless screwdriver, cordless saw or cordless nailer at one of the company’s 77 ...

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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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The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) Releases Survey Results of This Old House Readers

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) Releases Survey Results of “This Old House” Readers

ATLANTA, November 21, 2006 –In a recent survey conducted amongst This Old House readers by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling, over half of the respondents (57%) surveyed said they already recycle their used rechargeable batteries found in their homes.

The survey, conducted online to more than 53,000 This Old House readers, was developed to learn more about ...

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