Call2Recycle Recognizes Commitment of Partners through Annual Award

Call2Recycle has selected the 2015 Leaders in Sustainability Awards’ recipients, recognizing partners within different sectors in the U.S. and Canada for their commitment to helping preserve the environment. This year, the North American awards platform recognizes over 100 top-performing collection sites, for their loyalty and dedication to keeping batteries out of landfills.

Each year, the Call2Recycle program strives to reach a larger number of residents who can drop off their used household batteries at one of the 30,000 collection sites in ...

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The Circular Economy among the Key Topics at this Year’s GreenBiz

CircularEconomyRecyclingSignsTo learn more about product stewardship and the challenges associated with attaining the Circular Economy join the GreenBiz webcast on April 19.

Over 750 industry professionals from the public and private sectors descended on Scottsdale for the yearly edition of GreenBiz, which took place on Feb 23 through Feb 25. A platform for thought leadership, continued development and business networking, welcomed representatives from leading corporations participated in the three-day jam packed agenda ...

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Consumer Battery Recycling Awareness Increased During the Lead the Charge Campaign

NBD-Newsletter-Badge2This past February, our teams at Call2Recycle joined forces with North American battery collection partners to run a comprehensive and exciting consumer awareness campaign – the Lead the Charge on National Battery Day campaign. Thanks to the tremendous collaboration to promote the #NBD2016Recycle2Win sweepstakes tied to the campaign, consumers across the U.S. and Canada have become even more aware of the household battery recycling options available to them. The Lead the ...

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The Circular Economy and What it Means for Battery Recycling

A conversation with Carl Smith, CEO and president of Call2Recycle about the concept of the circular economy and its impact on battery recycling.

call2recyclekeyBecause the circular economy advocates a broad view of environmental responsibility, it isn’t a one size fits all policy. Call2Recycle, North America’s first and largest consumer battery recycling organization, believes that the industry will need to develop policies that take into account the trade-off between economics, efficient resource utilization and waste. In the following interview, Carl Smith, CEO and ...

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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 ...

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