Call2Recycle Names Canadian Supplier for Lithium Battery Recycling

New agreement with Toxco of British Columbia to deepen green footprint

TORONTO, ON (March 12, 2012) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s leader in consumer battery recycling, is proud to announce that it has signed a new agreement engaging Toxco-Canada to process Lithium and Lithium Ion batteries for recycling. This new contract builds on the partnership that Toxco-Canada already has with Call2Recycle as a service provider of sorting batteries and cellular phones.

“We are excited to deepen our relationship with Toxco-Canada as part ...

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Consumers Recycling More Batteries in 2011

Call2Recycle’s Battery Collections Surge 13.1%

ATLANTA (January 5, 2012) – More and more consumers are recycling their batteries according to Call2Recycle®, the North American leader in consumer battery recycling. Today it announced a 13.1 percent increase in 2011 battery collections (over 2010), collecting more than 7.6 million pounds (3.45 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries (the equivalent to the weight of 278 school buses) through a network of over 30,000 retail, business and municipal locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

In ...

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Call2Recycle Wraps 2011 Recycling Web Series

Austin Resource Recovery – the road to Zero Waste

ATLANTA (December 8, 2011) The final installment in the “Lessons from the Experts” series features Call2Recycle® and Austin Resource Recovery (a City of Austin service) discussing extended producer responsibility (EPR) and hazardous waste recycling efforts and how the City of Austin is effectively and responsibly handling end-of-life product management.

Call2Recycle, the only free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, is hosting a complimentary webinar series that will discuss issues critical to EPR and ...

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It’s Easy and It’s the Law for New Yorkers to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries

Statewide disposal ban goes into effect today, December 5

New York (December 5, 2011) Effective today, it is illegal for any resident in the state of New York to “knowingly dispose of rechargeable batteries as solid waste.” Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, provides a network of collection locations throughout the state of New York, as well as nationwide, where residents can recycle their used rechargeable batteries at no cost.

Signed into law on Dec. 10, ...

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