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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22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017

  • The event occurs between September 20-22, 2017, in Lisbon
  •  Ecopilhas is one of the main sponsors in Portugal
  • Over 200 international experts will discuss the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling

The next top quality international congress on battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. The event has the institutional support of Ecopilhas, the oldest entity responsible for the management of ...

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LONDON DRUGS REACHES BATTERY COLLECTION MILESTONE

Over 300,000 kg recycled in partnership with battery collection and recycling program, Call2Recycle®

(Vancouver, B.C.) April  20, 2017 — London Drugs, in partnership with Call2Recycle®, Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling program, announced today that it has diverted over 300,000 kg of batteries from landfill through recycling since 2000. That’s the equivalent weight of 1.7 million hockey pucks. London Drugs is the first Western Canada-based retailer in the Call2Recycle program to reach this recycling milestone.

Seventeen years ago, London Drugs began ...

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