Stony Brook University Hospital

Stony Brook University Medical Center (SBUMC) is the only academic medical center on Long Island, New York and Suffolk County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center.

When it comes to eco-stewardship, Long Island’s Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) is a pioneer. In fact, it is the nation’s first hospital to pledge to reduce its environmental impact with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA agreement is the cornerstone of ...

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Founded more than 100 years ago as the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire is a landmark New England health facility as well as a landmark environmental steward.

As an active member of Practice Greenhealth – a membership organization for healthcare institutions committed to sustainable, eco-friendly practices – Dartmouth-Hitchcock promotes and practices sustainability, energy efficiency, water conservation and safe waste disposal. Collaborating with Practice Greenhealth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock was the first academic medical center in the U.S. to measure ...

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Battery Recycling on the Rise in A Down Economy

Major Retailers Spur Call2Recycle’s 6.9 percent Growth in 2009

ATLANTA, February 11, 2010 – Call2Recycle®, the only free rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America, today announced a 6.9 percent increase in overall collections, driven by major national retailers, municipalities and communities with a strong presence in the U.S. and Canada. Call2Recycle collected 6.1 million pounds (2.8 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries in 2009.

The rise in battery collections is attributed to increased efforts by major retailers, including The ...

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Call2Recycle Becomes First Battery Program to Be Recognized by Basel Action Network

North America’s most comprehensive rechargeable battery recycling program earns e-Stewards qualification

ATLANTA, August 11, 2009 Call2Recycle’s most successful rechargeable battery recycling program, today announces that it has become the first program of its kind to be recognized as an e-Steward by the Basel Action Network (BAN). This voluntary recognition affirms that Call2Recycle has completed BAN’s initial audit and qualification requirements and is now in line to become one of the first independently audited, accredited and certified electronics recyclers in ...

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Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) Expands Collection Program For The First Time In Seven Years

New battery chemistry recognized by RBRC; Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn) rechargeable batteries now accepted through Call2Recycle

ATLANTA, August 6, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries, has expanded its rechargeable battery collection program for the first time in seven years to encompass a new chemistry, Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn). Ni-Zn is now the fifth rechargeable chemistry recognized by RBRC, joining Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Nickel Metal-Hydride (Ni-MH), Lithium-ion (Li-ion) and Small ...

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