City of Hamilton Battery Recycling Success to be Rewarded with Hockey Legend Exhibition Game

Local Residents and Fire Halls Prove Battery Recycling is “Easy as 1-2-3” by Surpassing 3,000 Kilogram Recycling Goal

HAMILTON, ON (Dec. 3, 2010) – Prior to the Dec. 3 Hamilton Bulldogs game, the City of Hamilton and Call2Recycle®, a free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, hosted a joint press conference to thank Hamiltonians for their efforts to divert  batteries from local landfills.  On Oct. 5, Hamiltonians were asked to collect batteries by Nov. 7 as part of the ...

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Battery Recycling Soared During Weekend Event

Torontonians recycled 2,500 kilograms of batteries during Call2Recycle® event with Guy Lafleur

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2010 – Call2Recycle®, a free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, is proud to announce that Torontonians recycled approximately 2,500 kilograms of batteries during a three hour event on Sept. 25 at the CN Tower with hockey legend Guy Lafleur.  More than 3,000 people joined in the recycling festivities.  Those who brought old batteries and cellphones for recycling were rewarded with signed hockey memorabilia.

“We ...

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Media Alert: Call2Recycle and British Columbia Ministry of Environment Launch North America’s First Recycling Program for All Household Batteries

VANCOUVER, June 4, 2010 –

Who: The Honourable John Yap, British Columbia Minister of State for Climate Action; Carl Smith, president and CEO of Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, operating in British Columbia since 1997; and Shell Busey of the HouseSmart Referral Network.

What: The British Columbia Ministry of the Environment and Call2Recycle will celebrate the launch of North America’s first government-mandated recycling program for all household batteries. Call2Recycle will leverage its relationships with ...

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Media Alert: Battery Recycling Program CEO Alerts Ontario Organizations About Selection of All Battery Program Plan

TORONTO, February 18, 2010

Who: Carl Smith, President & CEO of Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, operating in Canada since 1997.

What: On February 24, Waste Diversion Ontario will discuss whether a longstanding and successful industry-sponsored recycling program will be selected to recycle household batteries in Ontario effective July 1, 2010 under the Province’s Waste Diversion Act. This move will financially and operationally affect retailers, businesses, municipalities and manufacturers operating in Ontario. In ...

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