Learn More About Battery Recycling Safety

Do you know what to do with your used batteries?

Call2Recycle encourages everyone to safely collect, handle and store used household batteries and cellphones. Safety training addresses topics such as:

  • What batteries are acceptable
  • How to safely collect and handle batteries
  • What to do with damaged batteries
  • How to safely store used batteries
  • What containers are acceptable for shipping batteries
  • How to prepare a box or drum for shipment
  • How to avoid a potential safety incidents during transport

Training Options

  1. Safety Training Materials. Download the Best Practices & Safety Training overview to give you and your staff the tips needed to safely store and prepare batteries prior to shipping or dropping off at a collection site.
  2. Site Certification Training. All active Call2Recycle collection sites are required to take this training by December 1, 2017.  This in-depth training through an online learning platform provides guidance to collection sites on how to safely collect and ship batteries whether you are a retailer, business or municipality. A short quiz at the end assesses what you have learned. If you did not receive your training invitation you can request training now.
  3. Custom Safety Training. Is your organization interested in having a Call2Recycle staff member train your staff? Training can be conducted onsite or via telephone or webinar. Email us at customerservice@call2recycle.org to find out more.