Commitment Helps Drive Successful Retail Recycling Solutions

Recycling goals are achieved as more retailers focus on employee and customer awareness

When Call2Recycle®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting battery recycling, began in 1994, its founders knew that one key to educating and driving consumer participation was the formation of alliances with retailers, manufacturers, municipalities and businesses. Working collaboratively with program participants and supporters, Call2Recycle has kept more than 70 million rechargeable batteries and their mineral-rich components out of ...

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“Green Guilt” Infographic

A survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® found the percentage of people who feel they could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment had doubled since 2009. This is known as “green guilt.” 46% felt cellphones needed recycling and 17% agreed that rechargeable batteries shouldn’t be thrown away. Fortunately, there are a number of retail partners like Staples in the U.S. who accept these materials for recycling, along with other products. So, you don’t ...

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Staples Signs On to Collect Rechargeable Batteries

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation announces program with the environmental leader in the office supply industry

ATLANTA, April 24, 2003 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, announced today the rollout of RBRC’s battery recycling program in Staples stores throughout the U.S..

RBRC’s battery drop off boxes will be in Staples stores starting Sunday, April 27. Staples customers can simply drop off their used rechargeable batteries at the store customer service desk, where the ...

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