Vermont Becomes First U.S. State to Establish Single-Use Battery Recycling

ATLANTA, (May 9, 2014) – Vermont lawmakers yesterday passed H. 695, the first single-use battery product stewardship law in the U.S.. Pending an expected approval by the Governor, Vermont will be the first state to require single-use battery manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling batteries at their end of life. The program will go into effect on January 1, 2016. Read More

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DEWALT Sponsors Springtime Battery Trade-In Event

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. Read More

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3 million and counting: Lowe’s hits rare milestone in battery recycling

ATLANTA (April 24, 2014) – With more than 1,800 stores collecting rechargeable batteries from customers, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has reached a rare milestone in the world of corporate sustainability. Call2Recycle® – North America’s first and largest battery product stewardship program – announced today that Lowe’s has recycled more than 3 million pounds of rechargeable batteries since joining the program. Read More

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