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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Environmental Leader Recognizes Call2Recycle as a Top Product of the Year Award Winner

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Environmental Leader Recognizes Call2Recycle as a Top Product of the Year Award Winner

Award reflects battery stewardship organization’s commitment to safety

ATLANTA, GA – May 16, 2018  Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today Product & Project Awards recently awarded Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery recycling and stewardship program, with a Top Product of the Year Award for its Flame Retardant Box liner. These awards recognize excellence in products and services that provide companies with ...

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Battery Safety Campaign Raises Awareness to Help Prevent Safety Incidents

“Avoid the Spark” initiative to educate Californians on battery safety and recycling 

ATLANTA, GA. May 15, 2018  To educate consumers on safe battery handling and recycling practices, Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program, is launching a battery safety campaign in conjunction with industry partners and Bay Area recycling centers and waste facilities.

More than ever before, consumers are enjoying the many benefits that come with the freedom to go unplugged. This means that ...

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