TODAY: Seattleites Converge at Westlake Park to Weigh-In on Battery Recycling

Environmentally-Committed Residents, Businesses and Communities Join John Curley to help ‘Tip the Scale’ on Battery Recycling Day

SEATTLE (June 28, 2013) – Residents are encouraged to do their part for the environment by bringing their old batteries to Westlake Park in celebration of the second annual Battery Recycling Day.  The event, hosted by Call2Recycle®—North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program—honors communities and residents who have made recycling and reducing landfill waste a priority.

The celebration is an opportunity for residents ...

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Sustainability Programs Are Even More Effective through Partnerships – Environmental Leader

Partners in Sustainability

While there is a lot of talk about manufacturer responsibility in product stewardship, retailers—as the middlemen between manufacturers and consumers—are emerging as a powerful force in environmental stewardship and sustainability. This new level of influence is being intentionally cultivated through strategic partnerships between retailers and manufacturers. Lowe’s and DeWalt, for example, have partnered together to sponsor tool trade-in events that provide both an opportunity and ...

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Greenest of Them All?

Neighborhoods vie for honor of Greenest Seattle Neighborhood

SEATTLE, WA (June 19, 2013) – Seattle residents are being asked to take part in a friendly recycling competition June 22-26 to help their neighborhood win the title of Greenest Seattle Neighborhood.

Call2Recycle, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, is partnering with The Seattle Public Library to put battery collection boxes at six different branches across the city. The neighborhood whose box weighs the most will be crowned the ...

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Battery Collection Program Encouraged by Proposed Ontario Waste Reduction Act

TORONTO (June 12, 2013) — Call2Recycle® Canada, the country’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program, supports the proposed Waste Reduction Act and Waste Reduction Strategy recently announced by Ontario Environment Minister, Jim Bradley. This proposed policy would create a more open market, allowing organizations like Call2Recycle to build on their successful track record as an established, nationally-recognized battery collection program.

If passed, the Waste Reduction Act would place greater emphasis on individual companies to manage the end of life ...

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Out with the Old, In with the New: Father’s Day Gifts Can Generate Disposal Dilemmas

Call2Recycle Lists Top 5 Father’s Day Gifts That Should Be Recycled, Not Thrown Out

Happy African American Father and Mixed Race Son Having Fun Using Touch Pad Computer Tablet Outside.ATLANTA, June 10, 2013 — On Father’s Day, the sixth busiest retail sales holiday, more than 70 million dads across the U.S. will be honored with a broad range of gifts. Many of dads’ top-picks—tech gadgets powered by rechargeable batteries—will ...

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