Battery Legislation Across the U.S.

Battery product stewardship legislation has appeared in several states. Here is the latest update on each of those legislative efforts:

Oregon: The Oregon Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act (HB2938) did not pass the House Energy and Environment Committee. Read previous post


Washington: The Washington Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act (HB1364/SB5457), which was supported by the rechargeable battery industry and first introduced in January 2013, did not move out ...

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“Drop & Shop” Retail Recycling Programs Provide Great “Environment” for Consumers

Over half of those returning batteries to stores stay to shop

US and Canadian consumer recycling habitsATLANTA (November 20, 2012) Of those who “drop and shop,” 51% in the U.S. and 56% in Canada go beyond replacing what they just recycled to shop and buy other items, according to a recent study commissioned by Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America.  Of ...

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Call2Recycle Kicks Off Municipality Webinar Series

Webinar highlights recycling efforts in Onondaga County, NY

ATLANTA (October 25, 2011) – In the first installment of the “Lessons from the Experts” webinar series, Call2Recycle® and guests will discuss the shared responsibility for end-of-life product management and how obligations fall not only on the manufacturer, but also on local governments and municipalities. Call2Recycle, the only free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, will host a three-part complimentary webinar series that will discuss issues critical to extended producer ...

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Call2Recycle Challenges Americans to Recycle 1 Million Pounds of Rechargeable Batteries

Non-profit aims to educate consumers about recycling and discover what inspires them to be green

ATLANTA, July 21, 2010 – Cell phones, laptops, mp3 players, cordless power tools and digital cameras all use rechargeable batteries, which can and should be recycled. Today, Call2Recycle, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program, launched MyCall2Recycle, an awareness campaign designed to educate consumers and businesses on the importance and ease of battery recycling. During the campaign, consumers are asked to scour their ...

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Free RBRC Recycling Service for Rechargeable Batteries Available at Sony Style Stores

Sony Retail Stores Joins Forces with the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC)

ATLANTA, July 11, 2006 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, working with Sony Electronics announced today the rollout of their battery recycling program, Call2Recycle™ in Sony Style® retail stores throughout the U.S..

Beginning July 1, 2006, consumers can simply drop off their used rechargeable batteries or old cellphones at the concierge desk upon entry at all Style stores, ...

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