Responsible Recycling – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the first installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.


Responsible Recycling

Increasing numbers of consumers are recycling their household waste and participating in local curbside pickup efforts. Even more impactful are the swelling numbers of sustainability initiatives by corporations and other organizations that, in ...

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First Battery Recycling Program to Meet Rigorous Electronic Recycling Standards

Call2Recycle Receives R2 Certification

Atlanta (April 3, 2012) Organizations committed to recycling batteries can now be assured that their collection efforts adhere to the strictest standards for environmental safety and social responsibility by partnering with Call2Recycle®.  North America’s most comprehensive consumer battery recycling program announced today that it is the first program of its kind to receive the Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) certification.  This recognition affirms that Call2Recycle meets stringent R2 standard requirements relating to environmental and public health, ...

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Earth Day 2012 Events

Throughout the U.S., communities and organizations are celebrating Earth Day (officially April 22nd). Here are a few offerings from our participants:

 

Stanley Black & Decker DeWalt Factory Service Centers are offering a power tool battery recycling promotion throughout the month of April.

 St. Louis County is once again sponsoring the 23rd Annual Earth Day Festival in Forest Park, St. Louis on April 22 from ...
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Mascot Moniker Facebook Contest Announced

Meet our mascot. We’d tell you his name, but he doesn’t have one yet – that’s where we need your help!

When:  March 5 – 9
What:  Mascot Moniker contest on our Facebook page
How it works:  On March 5th, we’ll post a picture of our mascot on our Facebook page. Fans of our Facebook page can submit their name suggestions through the comment feature on Facebook.
The Prize: ...

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Call2Recycle Participates in U.S. Battery Recycling Summit

As new gadgets, personal electronics and tech-toys infiltrate the market on a daily basis, Recycling symbol created with primary batteriesconsumers 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.

While Call2Recycle® has successfully collected and recycled ...

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