Vermont Takes the Lead with Expanded 
Battery Recycling Program

Residents of Vermont can now recycle all household batteries by dropping them at convenient collection sites

MONTPELIER, VT – Call2Recycle, Inc., (Call2Recycle), North America’s largest consumer battery stewardship organization, and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the official launch of the statewide program for the responsible recycling of single-use (primary) batteries. The announcement was made this morning at the Vermont State House.

Effective January 1, 2016, Vermont’s first-in-the-nation legislation requires single-use battery manufacturers to participate in a program that manages the ...

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Vermont School Battery Recycling Challenge

school-recycling-contest-actionVermonters can now recycle all used household batteries for free!  To help raise awareness of this exciting new program and divert used batteries from the waste stream, Call2Recycle®  launched a School “Battery Recycling Challenge” to teach students about the importance of battery recycling by encouraging them to collect and recycle used batteries.

What is the “Battery Recycling Challenge?”

It’s a three week contest running from March 7 – March 31 to see which class can collect the ...

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Lead the Charge National Battery Day Campaign Sweepstakes Official Rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win.  A purchase will not increase your chance of winning. 


a. The LEAD THE CHARGE NATIONAL BATTERY DAY CAMPAIGN SWEEPSTAKES (“Promotion”) will begin on January 28, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. EST and end on March 4, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. EST.

b. The deadline for entries is February 29, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST.


a. The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the U.S. and the District of Columbia (except Alaska) who ...

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Libraries Inspire Local Communities to Check in Their Books And Their Batteries

WinnipegWasteAceWinner_2015Winnipeg, Manitoba, lies roughly 1,500 miles (2,414 km) north of Austin, Texas. But residents of both communities shared a common goal this fall–to recycle their used batteries and cellphones as part of a friendly community competition among their local library branches. Thanks to the enthusiastic response of library patrons, an astonishing 10,200 lbs. (4,627 kg) of batteries were collected for recycling.

In Canada, Call2Recycle partnered with Winnipeg Public Library to encourage residents to keep batteries ...

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