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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Call2Recycle Announces Addition of John Matthews to RBRC Board of Directors

Veteran of Sustainability Offers Decades of Public Affairs Experience to Battery Recycling Organization’s Leadership

ATLANTA (April 16, 2012) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program, today announced the election of John Matthews, principal of Matthews Strategic Services, LLC, to the RBRC Board of Directors. Call2Recycle, operated by RBRC, has diverted over 70 million pounds of rechargeable batteries from the solid waste stream and through its network ...

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