Call2Recycle Congratulates “Leaders in Sustainability”

Organizations were recently recognized with Call2Recycle’s Leader in Sustainability award for 2012. The Leader in Sustainability award honors organizations that demonstrate the strongest commitment to sustainability through their consistent participation in the Call2Recycle program.

Call2Recycle first established the Leader in Sustainability award last year to recognize high-performing organizations in Canada and has extended the award in 2012 to include U.S. participants. Each honoree receives a plaque recognizing their achievement.  Of the Canadian ...

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Commitment Helps Drive Successful Retail Recycling Solutions

Recycling goals are achieved as more retailers focus on employee and customer awareness

When Call2Recycle®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting battery recycling, began in 1994, its founders knew that one key to educating and driving consumer participation was the formation of alliances with retailers, manufacturers, municipalities and businesses. Working collaboratively with program participants and supporters, Call2Recycle has kept more than 70 million rechargeable batteries and their mineral-rich components out of ...

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Check Recycling Off Your Holiday “To-Do” List

Informed Consumers Can Make Shopping Trips Work Harder by Remembering the Recyclables

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ATLANTA (December 3, 2012) – During the busy holiday season, it’s easy to forget about helping the environment.  Yet, this season Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America, makes it easier than ever to “drop and shop” ...

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Issues Updated “Green Guides” – What You Should Know

As consumers become more environmentally aware, the marketplace has stepped up to meet demand by competing for your attention with labels and badges claiming to be “eco-friendly,” “recyclable,” and/or “green.” But a new and improved product with “50% more recycled content” may not be what it claims to be if only 3% of its total makeup comes from recycled content. And what is actually “Recyclable” if a claim doesn’t indicate whether it is referring to the product or the packaging ...

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Laurentide Re-Sources Named Newest Call2Recycle Battery Sorting Facility

Quebec company expands Call2Recycle’s sortation capacity

TORONTO (October 4, 2012) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s leader in consumer battery recycling, is proud to announce that it has signed an agreement with Laurentide Re-Sources Inc., to provide battery sortation services for Call2Recycle’s national battery recycling program. The Victoriaville, Quebec company has been contracted to properly sort and record consumer primary batteries and rechargeable batteries shipped from Call2Recycle collection sites across Quebec and Eastern Canada. With this engagement, Laurentide becomes the third Canadian sorting ...

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