Leading Battery Companies Select Call2Recycle to Manage Nation’s First Single-Use Battery Recycling Program in Vermont

North America’s Foremost Consumer Battery Stewardship Organization, Together with 11 Initial Companies, Plan for Statewide Recycling Program to Launch in 2016

Atlanta – March 24, 2015 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has been selected by 11 initial companies to develop, implement and promote a mandated single-use battery recycling program in Vermont.

Vermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries (including AA, C, D, ...

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Four Ways to Put the WOW! Back in Your Municipal Battery Recycling Program

c2r-municipal-mapDuring the past two decades, Call2Recycle has worked closely with many municipalities, big and small, to launch and expand battery recycling programs. Based on our 20+ years of experience, we’d like to share with you some of the best practices in promoting North America’s municipal battery recycling programs. While these ideas may seem like common sense, they have proven to help spark life into municipal recycling programs. We invite you to try just ...

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Everything Old Is New Again…Energizer Creates New Line of Batteries Made With 4% Recycled Battery Content

Energizer_batteries_ecoadvanced_cuponBattery experts have long believed it was impossible to create a new battery made with recycled battery material while maintaining performance. That was true…until now, a recent breakthrough has proven otherwise. Earlier this month, Energizer released a new line of AA batteries, called Energizer® EcoAdvanced™, that are made with four percent post-consumer battery content. This innovation, that took scientists seven years, proves that high-performance batteries can be made through a more ...

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FAQ: An Overview of the Newly Updated U.S. DOT Lithium Standards

In July 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) issued updated standards to the US transportation regulations for lithium batteries. These updates offer a greater level of consistency between the US DOT regulations and international transportation regulations.

Call2Recycle shares details on the changes and the impact on your organization’s battery recycling program. For more information, visit the DOT website.

What are the new standards?
The new DOT standards improve the safety of lithium cells and batteries during shipment. The updated standards were ...

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