Consumer Battery Recycling Awareness Increased During the Lead the Charge Campaign

NBD-Newsletter-Badge2This past February, our teams at Call2Recycle joined forces with North American battery collection partners to run a comprehensive and exciting consumer awareness campaign – the Lead the Charge on National Battery Day campaign. Thanks to the tremendous collaboration to promote the #NBD2016Recycle2Win sweepstakes tied to the campaign, consumers across the U.S. and Canada have become even more aware of the household battery recycling options available to them. The Lead the Charge ...

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Vermont Takes the Lead with Expanded 
Battery Recycling Program

Residents of Vermont can now recycle all household batteries by dropping them at convenient collection sites

MONTPELIER, VT – Call2Recycle, Inc., (Call2Recycle), North America’s largest consumer battery stewardship organization, and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the official launch of the statewide program for the responsible recycling of single-use (primary) batteries. The announcement was made this morning at the Vermont State House.

Effective January 1, 2016, Vermont’s first-in-the-nation legislation requires single-use battery manufacturers to participate in a program that manages the ...

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Libraries Inspire Local Communities to Check in Their Books And Their Batteries

WinnipegWasteAceWinner_2015Winnipeg, Manitoba, lies roughly 1,500 miles (2,414 km) north of Austin, Texas. But residents of both communities shared a common goal this fall–to recycle their used batteries and cellphones as part of a friendly community competition among their local library branches. Thanks to the enthusiastic response of library patrons, an astonishing 10,200 lbs. (4,627 kg) of batteries were collected for recycling.

In Canada, Call2Recycle partnered with Winnipeg Public Library to encourage residents to keep batteries ...

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North American Battery Recycling Program Sets New Record in 2015

Call2Recycle, Inc. recycled more than 12.6-million pounds in the U.S. and Canada

Atlanta, GA – January 19, 2016 –Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program, reported that their collections increased five per cent during 2015 to a record 12.6-million pounds (5.7-million kilograms).  Enhanced awareness contributed to record-breaking battery collections in the U.S. and Canada.

“Our battery recycling results are directly linked to the vital support of our program ...

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