Battery Recycling Charged Up Across North America

Key partners drive collections; Call2Recycle reports more than 5.7 million pounds (2.6 million kilograms) of batteries collected

Atlanta, U.S./Toronto, Canada – Aug 6, 2015 – Thanks to consumers, retailers, and municipalities, more than 5.7 million pounds (2.6 million kilograms) of batteries – the weight of approximately 433 full-grown elephants – were kept out of U.S. and Canadian landfills and recycled so far this year, reports Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization.  This significant environmental ...

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Call2recycle, Inc. Names Tim Michaels Managing Director of Operations

Fortune 10 Manager Brings More Than 15 Years of Domestic and International Operations Experience to National Battery Stewardship Organization

ATLANTAJuly 9, 2015 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, today announced that Tim Michaels has been named managing director of operations. With more than 15 years’ experience, Michaels is known for his expertise for domestic and international work in logistics, process improvement and operations management.

In his new position Michaels will manage all operational logistics ...

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“Green Guilt” on the Rise

New National Survey Finds More U.S. Residents Plan to Recycle Batteries and Electronics,
But Barriers Remain

Atlanta– April 21, 2015 – A new national survey commissioned by Call2Recycle, Inc. reports that approximately one-third (34 percent) of U.S. respondents suffer from ‘green guilt,’ or the feeling that they could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment.

This finding shows an increase over a similar 2012 survey where 29 percent of respondents admitted to experiencing green guilt.  While green ...

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Leading Battery Companies Select Call2Recycle to Manage Nation’s First Single-Use Battery Recycling Program in Vermont

North America’s Foremost Consumer Battery Stewardship Organization, Together with 11 Initial Companies, Plan for Statewide Recycling Program to Launch in 2016

Atlanta – March 24, 2015 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has been selected by 11 initial companies to develop, implement and promote a mandated single-use battery recycling program in Vermont.

Vermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries (including AA, C, D, ...

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North America’s Consumer Battery Collection and Recycling Leader Continues Year-Over-Year Growth

Call2Recycle caps 18th straight year of protecting and preserving North America’s environmental footprint

Atlanta/Toronto – January 20, 2015 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, increased its total weight of material collected in 2014 for an 18th consecutive year.

With nearly 12 million pounds (5.4 million kilograms) of batteries and cellphones collected through Call2Recycle’s network in both the U.S. and Canada in 2014, the organization once again surpassed its total weight collected and recycled from the year ...

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