Seattle Marks First Battery Recycling Day

City Officials, Environmental Groups and the Public Turn Out for City-Wide Rechargeable Battery Collection Drive Hosted by Call2Recycle

SEATTLE (JUNE 28, 2012) – The City of Seattle has proclaimed today the first Battery Recycling Day. The centerpiece of the city-wide battery collection drive will take place at Seattle Center’s International Fountain from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., hosted by Call2Recycle®, the only no-cost rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America. Senator Sharon Nelson (34th District) and Representative ...

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Recycling Fun in the Sun!

Hundreds of families turned out to celebrate Earth Day at the Burbank Recycling Center on Saturday, April 21st. The event, promoted and hosted by the center staff, included live bands, a tour of the recycling facility, local sustainability resources, panel discussions, face painting and live animals, as well as other family-oriented activities. Sean Burchill, Account Manager for Call2Recycle, was on hand to educate attendees about the importance of recycling used rechargeable batteries and old cellphones. The kids especially liked the ...

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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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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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