Covanta Energy Recycling Campaign Encourages Students

During the month of October, Covanta Niagara, a part of Covanta Energy, launched a campaign with  one of their Adopt-A-Schools, Geraldine J. Mann Elementary, to recycle rechargeable batteries and cellphones through Covanta’s participation in the Call2Recycle program. Student council members, including Jack Havens and Adam Wagner (pictured), encouraged and rallied their classmates around the competition and in less than a month, had collected over 25 lbs. The kindergarten class won ...

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Call2Recycle Continues Sponsorship

Little TykesCall2Recycle is continuing as a sponsor of the Legendary Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge. For over 23 years, the Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge has been putting NHL legends back on the ice to raise money for charities. All told, they’ve raised over $3 million for their non-profit partners. This will be Call2Recycle’s eighth year as a proud sponsor of the Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge, which holds ...
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Austin Resource Recovery

Austin took an important step to move toward a more sustainable future by adopting Texas’ first Zero Waste Plan. The City’s Zero Waste goal is to reduce the amount of waste its one million households send to landfill by 90 percent by the year 2040. The Plan addresses both upstream and downstream policy and program options; green business, green buildings, and jobs; and regional coordination. Austin’s Zero Waste Plan takes into consideration its current and planned public and private solid ...

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Call2Recycle Wraps 2011 Recycling Web Series

Austin Resource Recovery – the road to Zero Waste

ATLANTA (December 8, 2011) The final installment in the “Lessons from the Experts” series features Call2Recycle® and Austin Resource Recovery (a City of Austin service) discussing extended producer responsibility (EPR) and hazardous waste recycling efforts and how the City of Austin is effectively and responsibly handling end-of-life product management.

Call2Recycle, the only free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, is hosting a complimentary webinar series that will discuss issues critical to EPR and ...

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It’s Easy and It’s the Law for New Yorkers to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

Statewide disposal ban goes into effect today, December 5

New York (December 5, 2011) Effective today, it is illegal for any resident in the state of New York to “knowingly dispose of rechargeable batteries as solid waste.” Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, provides a network of collection locations throughout the state of New York, as well as nationwide, where residents can recycle their used rechargeable batteries at no cost.

Signed into law on Dec. 10, ...

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