NEW YORK (June 6, 2011) – Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, today announced its support for New York State’s retailers seeking to comply with requirements of the statewide battery take-back law. The New York State Rechargeable Battery Law requires retailers to take back rechargeable batteries as of June 8th so that they can be recycled through a manufacturer-funded program.
As new gadgets, personal electronics and tech-toys infiltrate the market on a daily basis, consumers are rushing to replace their existing products and upgrade to the latest technology. While many of
these products rely on batteries to provide us with convenience and portability, we are left wondering what happens to these batteries when they die and need to be replaced.
TORONTO (March 9, 2011) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free battery and cellphone collection program, recently engaged in partnerships with EcoWatch Canada, a non-profit environmental organization, and the City of Hamilton to encourage Hamilton and Markham residents to recycle their used batteries. Read More
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J., (Feb. 18, 2011) – In 2010, New Jersey residents made great strides toward becoming responsible consumers of wireless technologies by recycling 22.5 percent more rechargeable batteries than the previous year. The increase was due in part to the statewide awareness efforts of the Association of New Jersey Household Hazardous Waste Coordinators (ANJHHWC), in partnership with Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program.
ATLANTA (Jan. 25, 2011) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program, today announced the election of John Bradford, Chief Innovations Officer for Interface Americas, Division of Interface Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA), to the RBRC Board of Directors. The RBRC Board operates Call2Recycle, which last week announced a record-breaking 6.7 million pounds of rechargeable batteries collected in 2010.