States from Coast to Coast Lead the Charge on Battery Recycling

Call2Recycle reveals 2018 Top 10 Battery Recycling States on National Battery Day

ATLANTA, GA, February 18, 2019 — Call2Recycle®, the country’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program, is proud to reveal on National Battery Day the 2018 top 10 battery recycling states based on program participation. With Vermont topping the list, the following states made it into the top 10: Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, California, Illinois, Tennessee, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Washington. ...

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More Than 7 Million Pounds of Batteries Diverted from Landfills and Recycled in 2018

Safety and Partner Engagement Drive Call2Recycle® Program Collections

Atlanta – January 23, 2019 – U.S. consumers recycled 7.2 million pounds of batteries in 2018 through the Call2Recycle® program, according to the organization. These outcomes underscore the program’s mission to responsibly recycle consumer batteries while increasing consumer focus on battery safety. Since the program’s inception in 1994, more than 115 million pounds of batteries have been collected and recycled in the U.S.

While overall collections dipped compared to previous years, 2018 marked several program ...

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Avoid the Spark Campaign Continues Battery Safety Awareness in the Bay Area

Local events to spotlight ‘hidden dangers’ of trashed batteries while supporting California Fire Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO — October 4, 2018 This month, the Avoid the SparkTM campaign – a public education effort to reduce battery safety incidents – returns to the Bay Area to engage the community. Efforts include local county battery collections, a cornerstone event benefiting California Fire Foundation, and the launch of a dedicated battery safety resource webpage, www.avoidthespark.com. This second phase ...

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Vermont Battery Collection Challenge Launches

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Vermont Battery Collection Challenge Launches

MONTPELIER, VT – September 6, 2018 – Call2Recycle, Inc., the appointed battery stewardship program in Vermont, and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources today announced the inaugural Vermont Battery Collection Challengethat will kick-off today and run through December 31, 2018. The challenge seeks to rally Vermont ...

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Vermont Leads National Program in Battery Recycling

Call2Recycle Reveals Top 10 Battery Recycling States

ATLANTA, GA – August 22, 2018 Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program, recently revealed its program’s top performing battery recycling states by comparing collection performance with state population. Vermont topped the list with Delaware, Tennessee, Minnesota, New Hampshire, California, Pennsylvania, Washington, Maryland and Texas rounding out the top 10 in the nation. These efforts contributed to the collection and diversion of 8 million pounds of batteries in the U.S. in ...

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