More than 7.5 Million Pounds of Batteries Recycled in U.S. in 2019 by Call2Recycle®

Retail partners and municipalities drive surge in battery collections

ATLANTA, GA. – January 30, 2020 – Thanks to consumer’s increasing battery recycling habits at retailers and municipalities, more than 7.5 million pounds of batteries were responsibly recycled in the U.S. in 2019, reports Call2Recycle, Inc., the nation’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization. The Call2Recycle® program achieved a 5 percent increase for all consumer batteries from 2018, with rechargeable battery collections growing 13 percent. Participating retail sites collected more than ...

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Call2Recycle Reaffirms Commitment to Battery Safety Through Partnership with CellBlock FCS

Innovative Fire Suppression Products Expands Battery Service Offerings

ATLANTA, GA – January 7, 2019- Call2Recycle®, the country’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program, announced a partnership with CellBlock Fire Containment Systems (FCS) today to expand its safe battery collection, handling, and transportation. This partnership supplements Call2Recycle’s program offerings to include a ...

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Call2Recycle Becomes an e-Stewards Enterprise Partner

National Battery Stewardship Program Reinforces Commitment to the Gold Standard for Recycling

ATLANTA, GA; SEATTLE, WA – October 1, 2019 – Call2Recycle®, the country’s first and largest consumer battery recycling program, is proud to announce their renewed commitment to responsible hazardous waste disposal by joining the e-Stewards® Enterprise program.  e-Stewards Enterprise partners commit to making best efforts to use e-Stewards Certified Recyclers and Refurbishers, who operate to the highest industry standard for the management of end-of-life electronic assets ...

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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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