Battery Collection Program Encouraged by Proposed Ontario Waste Reduction Act

TORONTO (June 12, 2013) — Call2Recycle® Canada, the country’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship program, supports the proposed Waste Reduction Act and Waste Reduction Strategy recently announced by Ontario Environment Minister, Jim Bradley. This proposed policy would create a more open market, allowing organizations like Call2Recycle to build on their successful track record as an established, nationally-recognized battery collection program.

If passed, the Waste Reduction Act would place greater emphasis on individual companies to manage the end of life ...

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#TakeCharge for a Greener Seattle

Call2Recycle and John Curley Invite Environmentally-Conscious Residents to Battery Collection and Recycling Event June 28 at Westlake Park

recycle batteriesSeattle, WA (June 10, 2013) — Building on the success of last year’s Battery Recycling Day (which was proclaimed by Mayor Mike McGinn), Call2Recycle’s event is back again! Seattle area residents have another unique opportunity to make the city more green by participating in a city-wide battery collection and recycling celebration June ...

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Call2Recycle Invites Seattle Residents to “Weigh In” on Battery Recycling Day

To celebrate Seattle’s 2nd Annual Battery Recycling Day, on Friday, June 28, Call2Recycle will host a battery collection drive featuring a full-size battery scale. We invite area residents and organizations to scour their attics, junk drawers, and desks, and bring their old batteries to Westlake Park to help us tip the scale and lift John Curley, Emmy Award-winning former host of King 5 TV’s Evening Magazine, off the ground!

Come join us to learn about battery recycling and bring your ...

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Battery Legislation Across the U.S.

Battery product stewardship legislation has appeared in several states. Here is the latest update on each of those legislative efforts:

Oregon: The Oregon Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act (HB2938) did not pass the House Energy and Environment Committee. Read previous post


Washington: The Washington Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act (HB1364/SB5457), which was supported by the rechargeable battery industry and first introduced in January 2013, did not move out ...

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Promote Battery Recycling This Earth Day

To celebrate this Earth Day (officially April 22nd), Call2Recycle has developed these educational tools to help you promote your environmental commitment through rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling. Click here for Canadian-specific materials.

Guide to Hosting a Collection Event

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Customizable Press Release

(MS Word)

Newsletter Articles

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One Pager

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Social Media

(Sample Tweets)

Web Banners (be sure to link to call2recycle.org)

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