Battery Recycling Program Celebrates 17 Consecutive Years of Increased Collections

Call2Recycle, Inc. recycles over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries in 2013

3d growth chartATLANTA (January 8, 2014) – As North America’s first and largest battery product stewardship program, Call2Recycle® increased collections in the U.S. and Canada by 12.6 percent over 2012, diverting over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries from landfills.  This marks the 17th consecutive year that the organization has documented a year-over-year increase (since collections ...

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Check Recycling Off Your Holiday “To-Do” List

Informed Consumers Can Make Shopping Trips Work Harder by Remembering the Recyclables

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ATLANTA (December 3, 2012) – During the busy holiday season, it’s easy to forget about helping the environment.  Yet, this season Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America, makes it easier than ever to “drop and shop” ...

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RadioShack Named Largest Retailer for Recycling Rechargeable Batteries

In partnership with Call2Recycle, RadioShack recycles 5 million pounds of batteries

ATLANTA and FORT WORTH, Texas (Sept. 8, 2011) – RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, announced it is the first retailer to collect 5 million pounds of rechargeable batteries since partnering with Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery collection program in North America.

Through its partnership with Call2Recycle, RadioShack has surpassed 5 million pounds in collections of rechargeable batteries, ranking as the ...

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Call2Recycle Supports Retailers in Meeting New York State

At no cost to retailers, Call2Recycle’s program offers a turnkey solution for collecting and recycling used rechargeable batteries

NEW YORK (June 6, 2011) – Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, today announced its support for New York State’s retailers seeking to comply with requirements of the statewide battery take-back law. The New York State Rechargeable Battery Law requires retailers to take back rechargeable batteries as of June 8th so that they can ...

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Call2Recycle Posts Record Increase of Battery Recycling in 2010

Legislation, consumer efforts contribute to collection of 6.7 million pounds of rechargeable batteries

ATLANTA (Jan. 18, 2011) –Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free battery and cellphone collection program, today announced a record-breaking 10.1 percent increase in its overall rechargeable battery collections in 2010. Through its network of more than 30,000 retail, municipal and business partners across the U.S. and Canada, Call2Recycle collected more than 6.7 million pounds (3 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries during the year.

In the U.S., Call2Recycle’s collection sites in ...

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