Changing Behaviors in Consumer Recycling
Recycling tops the list of consumer behaviors, well ahead of buying organic food or using reusable grocery bags. But the dynamics and demographics around recycling are changing, as baby boomers age and millennials enter the workforce. Join Call2Recycle’s CEO & president, Carl Smith, as he speaks about the impact of these changing behaviors on recycling in the future. Trends are derived from Call2Recycle’s Nielsen study on recycling, with examples in battery recycling.
2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum
Join the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) on July 25-26, 2017 at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston, MA for a discussion-packed conference. This year’s Forum will highlight current product stewardship trends in the U.S., focusing on packaging, pharmaceuticals, paint, electronics, HHW, and other priority products.
2017 NAHMMA National Conference
Please join us August 13-18, 2017 at the North America Hazardous Materials Management Association in Clearwater, FL. Call2Recycle CEO & President Carl Smith will present: Too Hot to Handle? Mitigating Battery Related Safety Incidents, an exploration of the rising concerns over battery recycling safety, the potential risks and what can be done to reduce incidents at the local level.
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22nd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017
The next top quality international congress on battery recycling ICBR 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held September 20 – 22, 2017 in the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. The event has the institutional support of Ecopilhas, the oldest entity responsible for the management of battery collection and recycling in Portugal, the Portuguese State Secretary for the Environment and the The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA).
ICBR is the international platform for discussion of the latest developments and the challenges of battery recycling, bringing together many decision makers in the battery recycling chain such as battery producers, recyclers, collection schemes, policy-makers, transport companies and many more.
California Product Stewardship Arrow Awards
The California Product Stewardship Council recognizes California businesses for outstanding leadership, innovation and partnerships in product stewardship and green design. The Arrow Awards recognize innovative product stewardship programs, outstanding partnerships in product stewardship and serve to inspire organizations to integrate the principles of product stewardship.
Vermonters Can Turn in Batteries as They Turn Back Their Clocks
This Fall, Call2Recycle encourages Vermonters to take some extra steps to keep their near and dear ones safe, while making a positive impact on the environment. As residents turn back their clocks on November 5, we invite our collection partners to help spread the word by educating them on the basic safety measures that can be taken to protect their households.
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NSAR Annual Recycling Conference
Waste reduction, reuse and recycling reduces the need for virgin materials extraction and therefore, embodies a huge amount of greenhouse gas reduction. Through every step of the chain, we are reducing the climate impacts of the materials economy. Join us on November 7-9, 2017 to learn about the latest recycling and composting trends, markets and policies in workshops, technical sessions and round table discussions.
Learn more about this year’s conference here.