Washington Legislature Considering Bill that Would Divert More Batteries from Landfills

UPDATE: February 22, 2012 – Washington Senate Bill 6148 and its companion bill, House Bill 2450 have not made it out of committee and will not be passed this session.


The Washington State Senate and House are considering product stewardship legislation that would require rechargeable battery manufacturers to ensure that batteries are diverted from landfills. Senate Bill 6148 and its companion bill, House Bill 2450, state that it is in the “best ...

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Covanta Energy Recycling Campaign Encourages Students

During the month of October, Covanta Niagara, a part of Covanta Energy, launched a campaign with  one of their Adopt-A-Schools, Geraldine J. Mann Elementary, to recycle rechargeable batteries and cellphones through Covanta’s participation in the Call2Recycle program. Student council members, including Jack Havens and Adam Wagner (pictured), encouraged and rallied their classmates around the competition and in less than a month, had collected over 25 lbs. The kindergarten class won ...

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Call2Recycle Continues Sponsorship

Little TykesCall2Recycle is continuing as a sponsor of the Legendary Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge. For over 23 years, the Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge has been putting NHL legends back on the ice to raise money for charities. All told, they’ve raised over $3 million for their non-profit partners. This will be Call2Recycle’s eighth year as a proud sponsor of the Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge, which holds ...
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Call2Recycle Participates in U.S. Battery Recycling Summit

As new gadgets, personal electronics and tech-toys infiltrate the market on a daily basis, Recycling symbol created with primary batteriesconsumers are rushing to replace their existing products and upgrade to the latest technology.  While many of these products rely on batteries to provide us with convenience and portability, we are left wondering what happens to these batteries when they die and need to be replaced.

While Call2Recycle® has successfully collected and recycled ...

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Call2Recycle Met Its Goal!

Call2Recycle® is pleased to announce that it met its goal to collect 1 million pounds of rechargeable batteries and cellphones during the MyCall2Recycle campaign. Below are photos of the national collection drive in support of MyCall2Recycle, where hundreds of people learned more about how and why to recycle, and hundreds of pounds of rechargeable batteries and cellphones were collected to support efforts to reach the 1 million pound goal.

Thanks to all the campaign partners and sponsors – DeWALT, Lowe’s, RadioShack, Sony, ...

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