Nearly 14 Million Pounds (6.3 million Kilograms) of Used Batteries Recycled in 2017

Consumer Engagement and Growing Environmental Awareness Drive Call2Recycle’s 22-Year Mission of Battery Recycling

Atlanta/Toronto – January 24, 2018 – Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, today reported that their partners, stewards and collection sites recycled nearly 14 million pounds (6.3 million kilograms) of batteries throughout the U.S. and Canada in 2017. These results contribute to Call2Recycle’s mission of keeping batteries out of landfills. To date, the program has recycled 144 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of ...

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Susan Repo Appointed to Board of Directors

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Tesla Executive Appointed to Call2Recycle’s Board of Directors

Finance Executive Joins National Battery Stewardship Organization

ATLANTA —  January 18, 2018 —  Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, announced today that Susan Repo, the Corporate Treasurer and Vice President of Finance at Tesla, Inc., will be joining the organization’s United States Board of Directors.

At Tesla, Ms. Repo is responsible for shaping and building capital structure, including liquidity and liability profiles to scale with the world’s ...

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Consumer Battery Collection & Recycling Leader Releases Innovation to Increase Battery Safety and Reduce Risks

Call2Recycle, Inc. advances its commitment to safety with the introduction of its new flame retardant box liner

ATLANTA – October 16, 2017 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, today announced an innovation to bolster the safety in handling and transporting potentially dangerous batteries.  Its U.S. battery collection containers will include an innovative, flame retardant liner.  This new feature is part of the organization’s Charge Up Safety! initiative to further the safe collection, transport ...

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Duracell Executive Appointed to Call2Recycle’s Board of Directors

Contact: Linda Gabor
Call2Recycle, Inc.
678-218-1082
LGabor@call2recycle.org

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duracell Executive Appointed to Call2Recycle’s Board of Directors

Product Stewardship Leader Brings More Than 25 Years of Experience to
National Battery Stewardship Organization

ATLANTA, September 14, 2017 —  Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, announced today that Richard Abramowitz, the North American Director of Government Affairs & Communications for Duracell, has been named to its Board of Directors.

Abramowitz manages Duracell’s government affairs activity in the United States ...

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Call2Recycle’s Charge Up Safety Campaign Spotlights Battery Recycling Safety

New Effort Aimed at Increasing Consumer and Collection Site Safety Awareness during Used Household Battery Collection

Atlanta/Toronto, July 19, 2017 — Safety-related and fire incidents involving hoverboards, cellphones, headphones and laptops are making the headlines. Many of these incidents are being traced to batteries, further intensifying safety concerns.

To address similar concerns presented by collecting used batteries for recycling, Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling organization, has launched the Charge Up Safety campaign.

The objective ...

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