Quebec takes environmental preservation to next level with battery recycling

Call2Recycle® named official All Consumer Battery Collection program operator

TORONTO (July 19, 2012) – Quebec residents can now recycle every type of household battery, announced Call2Recycle® today. RECYC-QUÉBEC has named Call2Recycle the province’s official All-Battery Collection program operator. With today’s announcement, residents can now drop off any battery weighing up to five (5) kilograms at Call2Recycle’s more than 900 battery collection locations and at participating municipalities in the province. Call2Recycle collects and processes batteries and cellphones to reclaim their materials and ...

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Corporation for Battery Recycling Releases RFP for National Household Battery Recycling Program

The four largest US battery companies, under the auspices of the non-profit Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), recently issued a request for proposal seeking a business partner to steward the collection and recycling of household batteries. The organization envisions a voluntary national program focusing on the collection of all consumer batteries that maximizes the reuse of spent battery materials and produces zero waste to landfill. The request is the culmination of over ...

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Discarded Cellphones Proliferate – PowerSource Online

By Cheryl Lofrano-Zaske, Call2Recycle Safety & Compliance Manager

Proper disposal of wireless devices and the rechargeable batteries that power them is critical.

The population is exploding. Not just the human population, but wireless devices. According to CTIA-The Wireless Association®, there are 331.6 million wireless subscriber connections in the U.S., which is more than the population. Thanks to constant innovation and competition within the wireless industry, consumers are also frequently upgrading their wireless devices to take advantage of the newest and hottest mobile ...

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GS Battery (USA) Inc. Newest Call2Recycle Environmental Steward

ROSWELL, GA (July 2, 2012) – GS Battery (USA) Inc., today announced it has joined Call2Recycle® to enhance its recycling efforts and provide its customers additional means to recycle their small, sealed lead acid batteries.   Call2Recycle is the only no cost rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America.

“GS Battery is dedicated to global environmental initiatives and is committed to complying with all laws and ordinances,” said Jay Northey, Executive Vice-president and General Manager.  “It is our corporate philosophy ...

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