?Battery Check Day? Urges Consumers to Recharge…Or Recycle

New Survey Shows Consumers Don’t Know What to Do with Used Rechargeable Batteries

LOS ANGELES, May 26, 1999 – When most people think of recycling, they don’t think of Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) rechargeable batteries. A recent survey found that consumers are throwing their rechargeable batteries away (40%) or leaving them in the dark recesses of their desk drawers at home or the office – unaware that Ni-Cd batteries can and should be recycled. According to the survey, consumers have an average ...

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How Well Do You Know Your Rechargeable Battery? Try These Tips For Better Use

GAINESVILLE, July 21, 1999 – Missing an important call because your cellphone wasn’t properly charged is a common problem in an increasingly wireless world. Rechargeable batteries hold the key to our reliance on convenient, portable products, yet few people understand the basics rules of recharging rechargeable batteries. Even fewer know that when certain rechargeable batteries can no longer hold a charge, they can and should be recycled.

Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries are the most common type of portable rechargeable battery, and they’re ...

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The Mystery of Recharging Batteries Revealed

Follow these guidelines to maximize use of cordless products and the batteries that power them

    
ATLANTA, July 18, 2000 – If your cordless phone or portable drill suddenly cuts out, don't blame the manufacturer. Chances are the rechargeable battery was not properly charged. Consumers are increasingly reliant on cordless products, but we don't understand the power behind them: rechargeable batteries.

With an estimated 431 million cordless power products in U.S. households today, rechargeable batteries have become an integral ...

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Silver Inkwell Power 2000

Battery Recycling Group and Thunder Road Productions Receive Silver Inkwell Award for PSA

ATLANTA, September 11, 2000 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), in conjunction with Thunder Road Productions, has been awarded a Silver Inkwell 2000 Award of Merit by the Washington, DC chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), for the RBRC public service announcement “Gather Up Your Ni-Cds.”

The aim of the “Gather Up Your Ni-Cds” public service announcement is to inform consumers about the recycleable, rechargeable ...

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Battery Check Day 2001

RBRC and Richard Karn hit a homerun on Battery Check Day 2001

ATLANTA,May 26, 2001 — On April 26 and 27 2001, RBRC and its spokesperson, Richard Karn, commemorated the 3rd annual Battery Check Day with targeted outreach in the midwest.

The theme of Battery Check Day 2001, “Going to Bat for Batteries,” got into the swing of things in a big way. Battery Check Day commenced with a visit to the St. Louis Science Center with local students who recently completed ...

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