DEWALT Sponsors Springtime Battery Trade-In Event

May 1-31: Recycle your old rechargeable battery and get a 10 percent discount on a new, replacement battery

ATLANTA (May. 1, 2014) – During the month of May, DEWALT® customers can earn a 10 percent discount on the purchase of a new DEWALT power tool battery by recycling their used rechargeable batteries. The recycling and collection portion of the DEWALT trade-in initiative is being provided by Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program.

Between May 1 – 31, customers who drop off any brand of rechargeable battery from a cordless power tool—such as a cordless drill, cordless screwdriver, cordless saw or cordless nailer—at one of the company’s 75 service centers will receive a 10 percent discount on the purchase of a new Porter Cable, Black & Decker, or DEWALT battery. (Purchase must be made at the same time the battery is brought in for recycling.)  

DEWALT’s partnership with Call2Recycle offers convenient, no-cost battery recycling to its customers year-round. Recycling the rechargeable batteries associated with the company’s cordless power tools is a core component of DEWALT’s corporate stewardship and sustainability goals.

“Effectively recycling these rechargeable batteries is a team effort that requires the participation of our customers,” said Nate Pellerin, Marketing Manager of DEWALT Factory Service. “The no-cost recycling program Call2Recycle provides makes it easy for DEWALT to offer incentive events like our springtime trade-in.”


DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories with more than 300 power tool and equipment products, as well as 1,000 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors, nailers, saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With over 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, call 1-800-433-9258 or

About Call2Recycle, Inc.

Call2Recycle® is the only no-cost rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America. Since 1996, Call2Recycle has diverted over 75 million pounds of batteries and cellphones from the solid waste stream and established a network of 30,000 collection sites throughout the U.S. and Canada. It is the first program of its kind to receive the Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) certification.  Founded in 1994, Call2Recycle, Inc. is a non-profit organization. Learn more at or 877-723-1297. Become a follower or fan at Twitter or Facebook.


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