Makita USA: Innovation and Recycling Go Hand-in-Hand

official_makita_logoThe number of cordless power tools that run on rechargeable batteries has risen dramatically in the last 20 years. Consumers, contractors and other professionals recognize that the expanding range of cordless tools allows them to “cut the cord” for many applications. The recent growth of cordless tools in the outdoor power equipment category is especially welcome news for those seeking a cleaner and quieter alternative to gas-powered tools.

Lightweight, more efficient rechargeable batteries ...

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Out with the Old, In with the New: Father’s Day Gifts Can Generate Disposal Dilemmas

Call2Recycle Lists Top 5 Father’s Day Gifts That Should Be Recycled, Not Thrown Out

Happy African American Father and Mixed Race Son Having Fun Using Touch Pad Computer Tablet Outside.ATLANTA, June 10, 2013 — On Father’s Day, the sixth busiest retail sales holiday, more than 70 million dads across the U.S. will be honored with a broad range of gifts. Many of dads’ top-picks—tech gadgets powered by rechargeable batteries—will replace older models of ...

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Group Effort – Recycling Today

Many U.S. cities are diverting more than 30 percent of their solid waste to recycling. Most communities have the potential to do far more using a variety of approaches.

 

By Carl Smith, CEO & President, Call2Recycle

Municipal solid waste (MSW) consists of common items we use and then throw away, ranging from everyday garbage, such as product packaging, food scraps, bottles and newspapers, to clothing, appliances, paint and batteries ...

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Back to School Shopping Includes More Electronics Than Ever

Batteries that power electronic devices should be recycled

College students studying in their dorm with electronicsATLANTA (Aug. 6, 2012)  ̶  The back-to-school shopping frenzy has begun and parents’ lists contain more electronics than ever. These products that power-up going back to school, such as laptop and tablet computers, use rechargeable batteries.  When these batteries need to be replaced, the discarded ones should be recycled. Fortunately, recycling batteries is easy and convenient via ...

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GS Battery (USA) Inc. Newest Call2Recycle Environmental Steward

ROSWELL, GA (July 2, 2012) – GS Battery (USA) Inc., today announced it has joined Call2Recycle® to enhance its recycling efforts and provide its customers additional means to recycle their small, sealed lead acid batteries.   Call2Recycle is the only no cost rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program in North America.

“GS Battery is dedicated to global environmental initiatives and is committed to complying with all laws and ordinances,” said Jay Northey, Executive Vice-president and General Manager.  “It is our corporate philosophy ...

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