Call2Recycle Reports Nearly 7 Million Pounds of Rechargeable Batteries Collected in 2008

Almost 10 percent increase over 2007 collections

ATLANTA, February 4, 2009 – Call2Recycle®, the nation’s most comprehensive rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling solution, today reported a 9.6 percent increase in its collection of rechargeable batteries over last year, with 6.9 million pounds of rechargeable batteries recycled through the program in 2008. The amount of batteries collected by Call2Recycle last year is equivalent to the weight of approximately 163 school buses.

“Many factors contributed to this year’s success, including new ...

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