“Drop & Shop” Retail Recycling Programs Provide Great “Environment” for Consumers

Over half of those returning batteries to stores stay to shop

US and Canadian consumer recycling habitsATLANTA (November 20, 2012) Of those who “drop and shop,” 51% in the U.S. and 56% in Canada go beyond replacing what they just recycled to shop and buy other items, according to a recent study commissioned by Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America.  Of ...

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Quebec takes environmental preservation to next level with battery recycling

Call2Recycle® named official All Consumer Battery Collection program operator

TORONTO (July 19, 2012) – Quebec residents can now recycle every type of household battery, announced Call2Recycle® today. RECYC-QUÉBEC has named Call2Recycle the province’s official All-Battery Collection program operator. With today’s announcement, residents can now drop off any battery weighing up to five (5) kilograms at Call2Recycle’s more than 900 battery collection locations and at participating municipalities in the province. Call2Recycle collects and processes batteries and cellphones to reclaim their materials and ...

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Call2Recycle Names Canadian Supplier for Lithium Battery Recycling

New agreement with Toxco of British Columbia to deepen green footprint

TORONTO, ON (March 12, 2012) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s leader in consumer battery recycling, is proud to announce that it has signed a new agreement engaging Toxco-Canada to process Lithium and Lithium Ion batteries for recycling. This new contract builds on the partnership that Toxco-Canada already has with Call2Recycle as a service provider of sorting batteries and cellular phones.

“We are excited to deepen our relationship with Toxco-Canada as part ...

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Call2Recycle Continues Sponsorship

Little TykesCall2Recycle is continuing as a sponsor of the Legendary Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge. For over 23 years, the Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge has been putting NHL legends back on the ice to raise money for charities. All told, they’ve raised over $3 million for their non-profit partners. This will be Call2Recycle’s eighth year as a proud sponsor of the Oldtimers’ Hockey Challenge, which holds ...
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Call2Recycle Scores One for the Environment with Bobby Hull and Dale Hawerchuk, Launching an All Household Battery Collection and Recycling Program in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (October 17, 2011) – Join Call2Recycle® today to celebrate Waste Reduction Week by kicking-off an all-household battery collection program. Manitobans may now recycle any household battery at more than 300 collection locations across the province. Call2Recycle has collected more than 72,000 kilograms of rechargeable batteries in Manitoba since 1997. The program was recently chosen by Manitoba Conservation and Green Manitoba as the Manitoba collection program for household batteries – including alkaline.

“We are pleased to expand our collection ...

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