Call2Recycle Steward Spotlight: Acer

Acer America Corporation
Eric Gilbert, Senior Manager for Corporate Sustainability Office


Why did Acer begin working with Call2Recycle?

Acer’s partnership with Call2Recycle began in 2006. Like other electronics companies at the time, Acer was facing the challenge of offering a rechargeable battery recycling program in response to new targeted state regulatory requirements. Around this time, the leading global ecolabel for the IT sector, Electronics Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), launched a standard that included a criterion requiring subscribers to implement ...

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Call2Recycle Steward Spotlight: Milwaukee

Milwaukee Electric Tool Company 
Mark Hickok, Director of Product Safety and Regulatory Compliance


1.) Why did Milwaukee Tool begin working with Call2Recycle?

As part of our commitment to customers and the environment, Milwaukee Tool wanted to find a way to responsibly manage the batteries we place in the market. We needed to work with an organization that not only shared our vision but had a proven track record of responsible battery recycling. Call2Recycle met our criteria and in ...

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Steward Spotlight: Stanley Black & Decker

Stanley Black & Decker 

1.) Why did Stanley Black & Decker begin working with Call2Recycle?   

Stanley Black & Decker was an original Call2Recycle steward. The organization began working with Call2Recycle in 1994 to provide our customers with a responsible way to dispose of their batteries. Since the beginning of our partnership, we’ve recycled more than 7.3 million pounds of batteries. 

2.) From Stanley Black & Decker’s perspective, what benefits are provided by Call2Recycle? 

Call2Recycle provides ...

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Call2Recycle Steward Spotlight: GS Battery


Why did GS begin working with Call2Recycle?

In 2012, GS Battery actively sought a new program to meet the company’s corporate social responsibility goals, specifically seeking out recycling opportunities. Call2Recycle’s stewardship program offered a framework that aligned well with GS Battery’s recycling and reporting requirements, making for a strong partnership and path to positively impact the environment. 

From GS’s perspective, what benefits are provided by Call2Recycle?

Call2Recycle supports GS Battery in our commitment to keep used batteries out of the trash, recycling ...

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3 easy ways to help recycle rechargeable batteries

Lowe’s and its customers have recycled more than 6 million pounds of rechargeable batteries since 2004

Each year, more and more people enjoy the convenience of rechargeable batteries. Just count the number of everyday devices you use that are powered by rechargeable batteries, from cell phones and tablets to cordless tools, cameras and toys.

The responsible recycling of the batteries that power these products and others can divert millions of pounds of potentially harmful metals from landfills and help preserve valuable ...

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