Next-generation Recycling Facility Epitomizes Convenience

Peerless Road has been a recycling site for British Columbia’s Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) since the 1970s. Since its early days, the Recycling & Waste Management Division of Cowichan Valley has always made the recycling site available to residents in Ladysmith, Saltair, Chemainus, North Oyster, and Cedar. Over time, the site’s layout became inefficient for recycling purposes and difficult to access, especially in wet conditions. By the end of 2011, the only leftover from the site’s original purpose was ...

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Call2Recycle Canada Sees Dramatic Growth in Past 17 Years

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In 2013, Call2Recycle Canada collected 3.7 million pounds (1.7 million kilograms) of batteries–the most batteries collected in one year by the organization.  The company has collected 13.2 million pounds (6 million kilograms)—or the weight of 880 large African elephants—since the program started in 1997.

What lies behind this steady growth? One could guess provincial mandates or a growing interest in recycling by consumers and they would be correct. But behind this growth also ...

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Why Call2Recycle Supports All Battery Product Stewardship Legislation

Battery ActCall2Recycle, Inc., recently announced its enthusiastic support of all battery product stewardship legislation recently proposed by PRBA – the Rechargeable Battery Association, the Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). Call2Recycle actively supports industry legislation where it provides clear benefits to this organization’s mission – collecting batteries – and for the stewards supporting this program. We advocate for legislation for the following reasons:

  • Reduce Costs ...
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