Consumers Recycling More Batteries in 2011

Call2Recycle’s Battery Collections Surge 13.1%

ATLANTA (January 5, 2012) – More and more consumers are recycling their batteries according to Call2Recycle®, the North American leader in consumer battery recycling. Today it announced a 13.1 percent increase in 2011 battery collections (over 2010), collecting more than 7.6 million pounds (3.45 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries (the equivalent to the weight of 278 school buses) through a network of over 30,000 retail, business and municipal locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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