Recycling for the Right Reasons

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With R2 certification, e-Stewards recognition from the Basel Action Network and a special permit from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Call2Recycle meets or exceeds the most rigorous recycling standards. Having diverted over 75 million pounds of batteries from the waste stream, we understand the importance of safely handling and recycling your batteries.

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“Green Guilt” Infographic

A survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® found the percentage of people who feel they could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment had doubled since 2009. This is known as “green guilt.” 46% felt cellphones needed recycling and 17% agreed that rechargeable batteries shouldn’t be thrown away. Fortunately, there are a number of retail partners like Staples in the U.S. who accept these materials for recycling, along with other products. So, you don’t ...

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California Product Stewardship Council Recognizes Call2Recycle for Achievements in Product Stewardship

ATLANTA (August 9, 2012) – Call2Recycle®, the leading consumer battery recycling program in North America,  was one of four California companies honored by the California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) during the organization’s Arrow Awards ceremony held in Oakland, CA at the California Resource Recovery Association’s 36th annual conference.

Call2Recycle was honored with the Bow and Arrow Award for Coalition Building, for their efforts in bringing together leading companies and visionaries to create opportunities and innovations that drive today’s sustainability movement.

“Our participants ...

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Back to School Shopping Includes More Electronics Than Ever

Batteries that power electronic devices should be recycled

College students studying in their dorm with electronicsATLANTA (Aug. 6, 2012)  ̶  The back-to-school shopping frenzy has begun and parents’ lists contain more electronics than ever. These products that power-up going back to school, such as laptop and tablet computers, use rechargeable batteries.  When these batteries need to be replaced, the discarded ones should be recycled. Fortunately, recycling batteries is easy and convenient via ...

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Bill of Lading Wizard Makes Bulk Shipments Easy

There’s exciting news for rechargeable battery participants who utilize Call2Recycle’s bulk shipping option via our freight partner YRC. A new form on the Call2Recycle website enables you to create a bill of lading (BOL) in five easy steps. Simply fill in your information, including your site ID number, and the wizard produces your completed bill of lading.

This new BOL wizard standardizes shipping descriptions, improves transportation requirement compliance and speeds up processing of bulk shipments. All browsers are supported and you ...

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