National Battery Stewardship Organization Establishes Central U.S. Battery Sorting Hub with Wistron GreenTech

Call2Recycle Augments Battery Sorting Capabilities with Texas-based Facility

ATLANTA (May 28, 2013) – With rechargeable battery use on the rise, Call2Recycle®—the first and largest battery stewardship program in North America—has signed an operational agreement with Wistron GreenTech to increase the sorting capacity for its no-cost battery recycling program.  A wholly owned subsidiary of Wistron Corporation, Wistron GreenTech operates an electronic material recycling facility in McKinney, Texas.

Wistron GreenTech is now the second ...

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Call2Recycle Hosts Webinar Series Highlighting Municipalities

“Lessons from the Experts” educates participants on municipality recycling programs and extended producer responsibility

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ATLANTA, GA (October 7, 2011) – The three-part webinar series, “Municipality Recycling: Lessons from the Experts,” serves as a forum for community leaders to hear insights and gain valuable information about recycling efforts unique to municipalities across the country.  Hosted by Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, the webinar series will ...

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Call2Recycle Announces Winners of 2008 Recycling Leadership Awards

Program participants recognized for rechargeable battery recycling excellence throughout the U.S. and Canada

ATLANTA, September 30, 2008 – Call2Recycle, the nation’s most comprehensive rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling program, today announced the recipients of the eighth annual “Recycling Leadership Awards.” The Recycling Leadership Awards recognize Call2Recycle’s community and public agency program participants for their exceptional efforts in rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling.

This year’s participants recognized for their exceptional recycling efforts in the Call2Recycle program include: King County Solid ...

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The City of Austin Answers the Call2Recycle This Earth Day

The City of Austin, The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), the Recycling Alliance of Texas and RadioShack Team Up to Educate Consumers About the Importance of Recycling Rechargeable Batteries

AUSTIN, April 17, 2007 – With Earth Day less than a week away, residents of Austin now have one more way to “think green.” The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit dedicated to the recycling of rechargeable batteries and cellphones, The Recycling Alliance of Texas and RadioShack today formally launched ...

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Aikman, Lopez, Gracin Highlight Samsung/Radioshack 500 Pre-Race Festivities

FORT WORTH, April 8, 2005 – Dallas Cowboys three-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Troy Aikman, highly acclaimed comedian George Lopez and former American Idol finalist and rising country star Josh Gracin headline the pre-race festivities scheduled for the April 17 Samsung/RadioShack 500 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Aikman and Lopez will team up as Grand Marshals to deliver a truly historic and unique ?Gentlemen, Start Your Engines? command to start the Samsung/RadioShack 500. In ...

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