What’s New with Call2Recycle’s Sorters and Processors?

When Call2Recycle’s collections hit 100 million in 2014, we celebrated our 20th year of collections growth. However, along with this milestone comes a challenge: Making sure our sorting and processing infrastructure is just as robust to handle our continued increase in collections.

Managing back-end recycling operations is an important aspect of Call2Recycle’s operations. We want to ensure battery materials are recycled properly and waste is disposed of responsibly. We depend on service providers that follow the recycling and waste disposal protocols ...

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Austin Libraries Vie to Receive a Gift of $1,000

In 2010, the city of Austin, Texas, adopted the state’s first Zero Waste Master Plan to reduce the amount of trash it sends to its landfills by 90% by 2040. As part of meeting that goal, the city is encouraging city residents to drop off their used single-use and rechargeable batteries at one of the 21 local libraries and other drop-off locations between Aug. 17 and Sept. 18.

What’s in it for the library? A $1,000 donation for the library that ...

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Behind the Scenes: Shipped Used Batteries to Recycle? What Happens Next?

While supporting collections through public outreach and the collection and transportation of batteries is a valuable part of industry stewardship, equally important is how Call2Recycle manages the process after the batteries are shipped to a recycling destination. In this article, we’ll take a look at what happens behind the scenes on a battery’s journey from collection to metal recovery.

1 — Shipping. The process starts when collection sites have batteries ready for shipment. Collection sites can ship used batteries using our ...

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Testimony before the House Environmental Regulation Committee On H.B. 3153

By Carl E. Smith, CEO / President, Call2Recycle, Inc.

May 5, 2015

TexasLegislatureNewsletterMy name is Carl Smith and I head the non-profit Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and arguably most successful product stewardship organization.  We are devoted to collecting and recycling consumer batteries in the US and Canada – we have recycled over 100 million pounds of used batteries since our inception in 1994.  The program is free to consumers, municipalities, retailers ...

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Call2Recycle Partners Use Earth Day to Inspire Action!

Earth Day or April 22 is one of the most important days of the year for Call2Recycle and its partners. It’s an opportunity for people across the world to stop for a moment to think about how they can make a difference. This year, three of Call2Recycle’s partners promoted battery recycling with employees and customers through fun activities such as an employee fair, Facebook promotion and Twitter contest.

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