All-Battery Recycling is a Way of Life in Marion County, Oregon

MarionCountylogo400x400tMarion County, located just south of Portland with a population of nearly 325,000, is proud of its long history.  It is home to the state capital of Salem. It is the largest producer of agriculture among Oregon’s 36 counties. It is also one of the most progressive recycling counties in the state, ranking second out of 35 wastesheds in its calculated recovery rate of 61.2% in 2013.

So it’s no surprise that ...

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Grainger In-Store ‘Take-Back’ Promotion Collects 11,000+ Pounds of Batteries from Customers

2014GraingerCompetitionCollectionsFinalGlobal industrial supply company Grainger defines sustainability as ‘doing business the right way.’

Grainger’s recycling efforts stretch far and wide, and include cardboard, plastic, paper, electronics and, of course, batteries. But for the company, recycling goes beyond sustainability. It’s a way to bring together customers and team members to do their part to protect the environment.

In September 2014, Grainger launched a three-month take-back challenge to its 365 branches in the U.S.. Stores ...

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Celebrating 20 years of product stewardship

The year 2014 marks an important milestone for Call2Recycle. On March 21, 2014, we celebrated our 20th anniversary as the longest continuously running product stewardship program in North America. The past two decades have been a time of growth and change…as the word evolved, so did we. 

Explore 20 years of battery recycling with our interactive timeline.


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Update: Waste Diversion Ontario Decision on Call2Recycle Canada’s ISP

As previously communicated, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., has been awaiting a decision by the Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) Board on our Industry Stewardship Plan (ISP), which seeks approval for the management of single-use consumer batteries in Ontario. Regrettably, we have been notified that the WDO Board deferred its decision due to a directive issued by the Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.

While we are certainly disappointed in the postponement of a decision, Call2Recycle has the unequivocal expertise and experience to enhance ...

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