Recycling Fun in the Sun!

Hundreds of families turned out to celebrate Earth Day at the Burbank Recycling Center on Saturday, April 21st. The event, promoted and hosted by the center staff, included live bands, a tour of the recycling facility, local sustainability resources, panel discussions, face painting and live animals, as well as other family-oriented activities. Sean Burchill, Account Manager for Call2Recycle, was on hand to educate attendees about the importance of recycling used rechargeable batteries and old cellphones. The kids especially liked the ...

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Caption This! Competition Inspires Creativity and Environmental Awareness to Celebrate Earth Day

For three weeks in April, Call2Recycle teamed up with Lowe’s to present the Caption This! Competition to encourage environmental awareness in time for Earth Day. Six photos (2 per week) were posted on the Call2Recycle Facebook page and fans enlisted to provide what they felt was the best eco-caption. We were blown away by the support and creativity of the responses! Each week, two winners were selected based on the number of “likes” their caption received. They got an eco-tote ...

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Survey Shows “Green Guilt” is Up Among Americans

Manufacturers Should Share Cost of Recycling Old Products, Say More than Half of Respondents; Many Cite Need for Greater Emphasis on Environmental Responsibility in 2012 Presidential Campaigns

ATLANTA (April 19, 2012) – A new survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® shows 29 percent of Americans admit to suffering from “green guilt,” defined as the knowledge that you could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment. The finding represents more than double the percentage (12 percent) who professed to feel ...

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2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report Never in our history has Call2Recycle® collected more than 7 million pounds (3.45 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries in a calendar year. In 2011, we did just that! A remarkable 13% leap over 2010 figures and equivalent to the weight of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Canadian returns were dramatic. Rechargeable battery collections vaulted 17% over the previous year with an astounding ...

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