One-Third of Holiday Shoppers Will Choose Green and Give the Gift of Recycling

U.S. and Canadian Survey: Over 44 Million1 Used Cordless Devices Potentially Diverted from Landfills This Holiday Season

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ATLANTA, December 12, 2013—Holiday shoppers’ plans for disposal of old cordless products—specifically those being replaced by new holiday purchases—lands Americans and Canadians on the “Nice List,” according to results of a survey released today. Proper disposal through recycling, donating or passing along of pre-owned items to family or friends reduces the impact on ...

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New Poll Reveals Green Attitudes of Mainstream Moms

Improper Disposal of Rechargeable Batteries is a Source of Concern for the Majority of Moms*

A group of momsATLANTA, May 9, 2013—Poll results released today illuminate some surprising insights into how America’s 85.4 million moms1 view what may be one of the most overlooked recyclables: rechargeable batteries.

Each year, Americans buy more than 350 million rechargeable batteries2 and send about 14,000 tons of them to landfills3. Most come from wireless devices like cellphones, ...

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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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Motivated to Recycle – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the eighth and final installment.

Recent Posts:
Recycling Surveys Offer Some Surprising Results – May 16, 2012
Municipalities Struggle with Hazardous Household Waste – May 14,2012
When to Sort the Recyclables – May 11, 2012
Tips for Recyclable Collection and Take-Back Programs at Retailers ...

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