The 1996 Battery Act: The Fulfillment of a Dream

Battery ActOn May 13, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (The Battery Act). This was a major milestone in rechargeable battery recycling. The Act facilitated the recycling of Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) and Small Sealed Lead Acid (SSLA/Pb) rechargeable batteries, making a national program possible.

Prior to the passage of The Battery Act, battery recycling was a patchwork of state programs. 13 states had laws to ...

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The 1996 Battery Act: The Fulfillment of a Dream

Battery ActOn May 13, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (The Battery Act). This was a major milestone in rechargeable battery recycling. The Act facilitated the recycling of Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) and Small Sealed Lead Acid (SSLA/Pb) rechargeable batteries, making a national program possible.

Prior to the passage of The Battery Act, battery recycling was a patchwork of state programs. 13 states had laws to ...

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British Columbia Youth Environmentalism Leads by Example

BC Green Games Logo_SmallScience World offers free entry for elementary and secondary schools in British Columbia to plan, execute and detail an environmental project. Call2Recycle has proudly sponsored Science World for three years, as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage the adoption of environmentally responsible behavior. This year’s competition was again stunning testimony to the sheer creativity and perseverance of the competitors.

Some schools participating in the ‘B.C. Green Games’ maintained ...

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British Columbia Youth Environmentalism Leads by Example

BC Green Games Logo_SmallScience World offers free entry for elementary and secondary schools in British Columbia to plan, execute and detail an environmental project. Call2Recycle has proudly sponsored Science World for three years, as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage the adoption of environmentally responsible behavior. This year’s competition was again stunning testimony to the sheer creativity and perseverance of the competitors.

Some schools participating in the ‘B.C. Green Games’ maintained ...

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Sponsoring FCM’s Tour de Force

bikes royalty freeDuring the first week of July, almost 2,000 cyclists will be snaking their way through the French-speaking countryside in a well-known stage-race.  Among them will be Chris Karambatsos, Andrew Rubin, Luc Chayer, and Philip Swain, collectively representing the FCM Recycling team.

However, none of this will happen in France.

The two-staged annual Ride to Conquer Cancer  takes place in Montreal and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.  This charitable event has raised ...

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