Unprecedented Success: British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec Municipalities Lead Canada’s Battery Recycling Surge

Call2Recycle Canada Reports More than 328% Collection Increase in Mandated Provinces

TORONTO (November 14, 2013) — Canadian municipalities in British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec have collected 625,000 kilograms of alkaline and rechargeable batteries so far this year via Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest battery stewardship program.  This benchmark represents an increase of more than 328% over the same time period in 2012. But the surge in collections is not limited to just government-mandated provincial programs: collections in all municipalities nationwide ...

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Bulk Shipping Just Got Easier

4ss-locateWe are pleased to announce that our Bill of Lading (BOL) Wizard now lets you schedule your UPS pick-up online. This optional feature is in addition to the Wizard’s ability to quickly and easily create a BOL with the appropriate labels for your shipment.

Starting today, you will have the option to schedule the date and time that you would like your shipment picked up. You can even include special ...

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America Recycles Day California Events – Downtown Los Angeles

Recycle For LoveIn celebration of America Recycles Day, join L.A. LIVE, Call2Recycle and Waste Management for the fourth annual America Recycles Day recycling event at L.A. LIVE, the sports and entertainment district that surrounds the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. The November 15th event will be the official key showcase event for Keep California Beautiful. Bring acceptable items to the Chick Hearn Court Curbside Drop-off from 10AM to ...

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Ontario Industry Stewardship Plan Update

As 2013 draws to a hectic close, Call2Recycle Canada continues to progress its Industry Stewardship Plan (ISP) with Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO).  Call2Recycle has been collecting batteries in the province since 1997 but is now seeking the opportunity to become the official stewardship program for all consumer batteries in the province.

Feedback already collected from environmentally-conscious Canadians across the country, including Ontario, confirms that convenience is one of the most important factors.  The more recycling a consumer can do at once ...

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