Celebrate United Nations World Environment Day on June 5

World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round but climax on June 5th every year, involving everyone from around the world. World Environment Day (WED) celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide ...

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Survey Shows “Green Guilt” is Up Among Americans

Manufacturers Should Share Cost of Recycling Old Products, Say More than Half of Respondents; Many Cite Need for Greater Emphasis on Environmental Responsibility in 2012 Presidential Campaigns

ATLANTA (April 19, 2012) – A new survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® shows 29 percent of Americans admit to suffering from “green guilt,” defined as the knowledge that you could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment. The finding represents more than double the percentage (12 percent) who professed to feel ...

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EPEAT Expands Leadership to Accelerate Green Electronics Momentum

Green electronics rating system names industry leader and innovator Robert Frisbee as CEO, enterprise and NGO sustainability leaders as Directors

Portland, OR, March 15, 2012 – In a move that builds on significant progress during its first five years of operation, EPEAT®, (www.epeat.net), announces the selection of Robert Frisbee as the organization’s first CEO. As a well-respected public- and private-sector executive experienced with building fast-growing organizations, Frisbee’s extensive industry knowledge and leadership will support EPEAT’s expansion to embrace new ...

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U.S. Forest Service Strengthens Environmental Commitment Through Partnership With Call2Recycle

Participation provides convenient collection sites for local units and communities throughout U.S.

ATLANTA, November 19, 2008 – U.S. Forest Service (USFS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the largest forestry research organization in the world, and Call2Recycle®, the nation’s most comprehensive rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling solution, have partnered to provide all USFS units, and by extension their local communities, a convenient way to recycle rechargeable batteries.

Call2Recycle collection boxes will be located in approximately 500 ...

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Survey Reveals Children’s Environmental Future is Greatest Incentive for Consumers to be More Environmentally Conscious

ATLANTA, April 22, 2008 – What motivates you to do more to protect the environment? A survey by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries, identifies driving forces behind Americans “green” practices and attitudes and reveals that concern for ones children is an important part of Americans motivation to protect the environment.

The survey, conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs and Media on behalf of RBRC, reveals that ...

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