Bellevue & Redmond Businesses Reward Battery Recycling

The City of Bellevue, the City of Redmond and Habitat for Humanity, along with select Bellevue and Redmond businesses are encouraging recycling of rechargeable batteries and cellphones. Each of the businesses is offering up coupons as part of the promotion. While recycling a rechargeable battery isn’t required to take advantage of the companies’ great offers, each of the locations is also a free drop-off site for rechargeable batteries ...

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Delaware State Waste Authority: Rechargeable Battery Recycling Evolves with the Times

DSWA_logo-08Recycling has become more popular as a result of the overarching trend to act “green.” However, long before residential recycling was in vogue, the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) was at the forefront with its residential drop-off recycling centers across the state.

Based on the European recycling model, the ground-breaking Recycle Delaware drop-off program was established in 1990. Collection containers were placed with private site sponsors, such as schools, churches and businesses, to ...

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Curbside Recycling: Will Convenience Increase Battery Collections?

Municipalities, waste management companies and recycling processors are joining together to find innovative and convenient ways to expand recycling. Curbside recycling is one area that municipalities are testing to see if recycling increases if curbside is used more. But the questions remain: What should be recycled at the curb and what should be reserved for drop off at recycling centers? What is the magic formula for increasing recycling at the consumer level?

Call2Recycle® research found convenience was a key component of ...

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