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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Call2Recycle Kicks Off Municipality Webinar Series

Webinar highlights recycling efforts in Onondaga County, NY

ATLANTA (October 25, 2011) – In the first installment of the “Lessons from the Experts” webinar series, Call2Recycle® and guests will discuss the shared responsibility for end-of-life product management and how obligations fall not only on the manufacturer, but also on local governments and municipalities. Call2Recycle, the only free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, will host a three-part complimentary webinar series that will discuss issues critical to extended producer ...

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Call2Recycle Scores One for the Environment with Bobby Hull and Dale Hawerchuk, Launching an All Household Battery Collection and Recycling Program in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (October 17, 2011) – Join Call2Recycle® today to celebrate Waste Reduction Week by kicking-off an all-household battery collection program. Manitobans may now recycle any household battery at more than 300 collection locations across the province. Call2Recycle has collected more than 72,000 kilograms of rechargeable batteries in Manitoba since 1997. The program was recently chosen by Manitoba Conservation and Green Manitoba as the Manitoba collection program for household batteries – including alkaline.

“We are pleased to expand our collection ...

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Call2Recycle Hosts Webinar Series Highlighting Municipalities

“Lessons from the Experts” educates participants on municipality recycling programs and extended producer responsibility

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ATLANTA, GA (October 7, 2011) – The three-part webinar series, “Municipality Recycling: Lessons from the Experts,” serves as a forum for community leaders to hear insights and gain valuable information about recycling efforts unique to municipalities across the country.  Hosted by Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, the webinar series ...

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Cooperative Webinar Educates New York Municipalities on Statewide Rechargeable Battery Take-Back Law

The New York Product Stewardship Council, New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling and Call2Recycle sponsor webinar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (Sept. 30, 2011) – Municipal and county recycling programs may bear the financial burden for recycling rechargeable batteries when the statewide disposal ban on rechargeable batteries goes into effect. The New York Product Stewardship Council (NYPSC) and New York State Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling (NYSAR3), in partnership with Call2Recycle®, have developed a complimentary webinar to discuss ...

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