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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Growth in Battery-Operated Devices Drives Demand for Expanded Battery Recycling Options

Call2Recycle® Launches National All Battery Recycling in the United States

Atlanta – April 11, 2017 — Call2Recycle®, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling organization, today announced a new, expanded all battery service that provides one-stop battery collection and recycling for both rechargeable and single-use (AA, AAA, 9v, D-cell and button cell) batteries under 11 lbs. throughout the United States.

“The widespread adoption of technology by consumers is rewriting the recycling landscape,” said Carl ...

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Spring Forward and Recharge Your Home For Daylight Savings Time

As Canadians prepare for Daylight Saving Time on March 12, Call2Recycle reminds consumers to check their smoke detectors and recycle their old batteries

Toronto, ON – March 7, 2017 – This spring, Call2Recycle®, Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling program, is reminding consumers to re-energize their homes before the start of Daylight Saving Time. As Canadians prepare to move their clocks forward on March 12 for longer days, Call2Recycle is reminding consumers to help keep their families safe by ...

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Consumers Encouraged to Charge Up on National Battery Day

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Consumers Encouraged to Charge Up on National Battery Day

Call2Recycle, Inc. Leverages Holiday to Increase Battery Recycling Awareness and Education

Atlanta/Toronto, February 13, 2017 — Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling organization, is encouraging consumers across the U.S. and Canada to Lead the Charge on National Battery Day (February 18) by collecting and recycling their used batteries.

National Battery Day is a celebration of the vital role batteries play in our everyday lives, ...

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Vermont Collects 114,000 Pounds of Batteries for Recycling in 2016

Call2Recycle Credits Growing Publicly-Available Collection Network

Montpelier, VT– February 9, 2017 – Call2Recycle, Inc., the appointed battery stewardship organization in Vermont, announced  over 114,000 pounds of batteries have been collected statewide in 2016.  This is a 187% increase from the previous year, prior to the legislation that led Vermont to become the first state in the U.S. requiring producers to finance a collection and recycling program for single-use (primary) batteries.

Providing easy and convenient recycling options to Vermonters has contributed to ...

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