Recycling: From Light Sockets to Rechargeable Batteries

Panasonic Case Study

Panasonic_BlueIn 1918, Mr. Konosuke Matsushita sat at his kitchen table with his new invention: a two-pronged socket with both a light bulb socket and plug. His invention would allow people to plug in two electric products at a time—an unheard of luxury at the time. His materials? Old light bulb aluminum bases recycled from a nearby junkyard.

From those ...

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Battery Management for the E-Waste Industry

SustainabilityStory_EWasteAlthough batteries may not be the primary material in your waste stream, they are integral of most products you manage – and they, too, should be handled appropriately. Are you confident that your customers’ batteries aren’t being inadvertently shipped overseas?

With support from over 200 industry stewards, Call2Recycle® is the premier battery recycling service provider to hundreds of electronic waste service companies in North America. As one of the most experienced and successful ...

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The Solid Waste Institute of NE Oklahoma – Preserving the Environment through Rechargeable Battery Recycling

SolidWasteInstit_OK_logoThe Solid Waste Institute of NE Oklahoma is continuing their sustainability efforts and support for the environment by responsibly recycling rechargeable batteries and cellphones through the Call2Recycle® program. Our program is no-hassle, on-site and no cost. We provide you the collection and educational materials, as well as cover all the shipping with a pre-paid shipping label. We follow the strictest standards in safety and compliance, including being the first program of its ...

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10 Tips to Extend Your Device’s Battery

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Millions of us check email, surf the Web or read Facebook or Instagram posts throughout the day. We use a smartphone, tablet or e-reader almost every day. And all of us have found ourselves in the same situation—staring at our phone or tablet’s battery icon fluttering on the edge of black.  Time to recharge – even when it’s not convenient.

If this has happened to you at least once, read on. ...

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