#TakeCharge for a Greener Seattle

Call2Recycle and John Curley Invite Environmentally-Conscious Residents to Battery Collection and Recycling Event June 28 at Westlake Park

recycle batteriesSeattle, WA (June 10, 2013) — Building on the success of last year’s Battery Recycling Day (which was proclaimed by Mayor Mike McGinn), Call2Recycle’s event is back again! Seattle area residents have another unique opportunity to make the city more green by participating in a city-wide battery collection and recycling celebration June ...

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Call2Recycle Invites Seattle Residents to “Weigh In” on Battery Recycling Day

To celebrate Seattle’s 2nd Annual Battery Recycling Day, on Friday, June 28, Call2Recycle will host a battery collection drive featuring a full-size battery scale. We invite area residents and organizations to scour their attics, junk drawers, and desks, and bring their old batteries to Westlake Park to help us tip the scale and lift John Curley, Emmy Award-winning former host of King 5 TV’s Evening Magazine, off the ground!

Come join us to learn about battery recycling and bring your ...

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Recycling in America: What’s Missing? – Environmental Leader

While recycling in the US continues to grow, one only has to look at Europe to appreciate how much further this country needs to go. The breadth of materials that are collected and recycled in Europe, particularly in northern European countries like the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, significantly exceed what is collected in the US. The collection rates on these materials seem unfathomably high to waste experts in the US. Much of this can be attributed to the general European ...

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National Battery Stewardship Organization Establishes Central U.S. Battery Sorting Hub with Wistron GreenTech

Call2Recycle Augments Battery Sorting Capabilities with Texas-based Facility

ATLANTA (May 28, 2013) – With rechargeable battery use on the rise, Call2Recycle®—the first and largest battery stewardship program in North America—has signed an operational agreement with Wistron GreenTech to increase the sorting capacity for its no-cost battery recycling program.  A wholly owned subsidiary of Wistron Corporation, Wistron GreenTech operates an electronic material recycling facility in McKinney, Texas.

Wistron GreenTech is now the second ...

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