Montgomery County?s Household Hazardous Waste Program Recognized for Recycling Rechargeable Batteries

ATLANTA, April 4, 2008 – The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program of the County’s Division of Solid Waste Services (Department of Public Works and Transportation/DPWT) was recognized today with a regional award for its successful efforts in recycling rechargeable batteries.

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) presented a 2007 “Regional Recycling Leadership Award” to DPWT Director Arthur Holmes and HHW Manager Rick Dimont during a ceremony at the Recycling Center located on Route 355 in Derwood.

As a ...

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Fastenal Partners with RBRC to Recycle Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones a

Premiere Fastener Distributor in North America Joins Call2Recycle, Nation’s Most Comprehensive Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program

ATLANTA, March 4, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries, and Fastenal, a leading full-line industrial distributor and North America’s premiere distributor of fasteners, today announced a new partnership that integrates RBRC’s recycling program, Call2Recycle, into more than 1,900 Fastenal stores throughout the U.S.

By joining Call2Recycle, Fastenal is helping to protect ...

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RBRC Announces Winners of 2007 Recycling Leadership Awards

RBRC recognizes outstanding program participants for their leadership in recycling rechargeable batteries throughout the U.S. and Canada

ATLANTA, February 28, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries, today announced the recipients of its seventh annual “Recycling Leadership Awards.” This year’s participants recognized for their exceptional recycling efforts with RBRC’s Call2RecycleTM program include: the City of Los Angeles; COGERNO (New Brunswick, Canada); Hennepin County (Minnesota); Montgomery County (Maryland); the ...

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RBRC Announces Resignation of President/CEO

ATLANTA, February 15, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries and cellphones today announced the resignation of Norm England, its longtime President/CEO.

Mr. England served as President/CEO of RBRC for over eight years. During that period, RBRC’s collections of used nickel cadmium rechargeable batteries increased by almost 100% and RBRC expanded its program to collect and recycle additional battery chemistries and used cellphones. During Mr. England’s tenure, ...

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RBRC Expands Efforts with Sony to Encourage Consumer Participation in Program

Call2Recycle rechargeable battery collection bags now distributed with custom VAIO notebooks

ATLANTA, February 5, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries and cellphones, and Sony Electronics Inc. have partnered on a new initiative aimed at increasing consumer participation in RBRC’s recycling program, Call2Recycle.

One of more than 350 manufacturers and marketers of portable rechargeable batteries and products that supports RBRC, Sony Electronics is the first manufacturer to insert ...

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