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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Bill of Lading Wizard Makes Bulk Shipments Easy

There’s exciting news for rechargeable battery participants who utilize Call2Recycle’s bulk shipping option via our freight partner YRC. A new form on the Call2Recycle website enables you to create a bill of lading (BOL) in five easy steps. Simply fill in your information, including your site ID number, and the wizard produces your completed bill of lading.

This new BOL wizard standardizes shipping descriptions, improves transportation requirement compliance and speeds up processing of bulk shipments. All browsers are supported and you ...

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Discarded Cellphones Proliferate – PowerSource Online

By Cheryl Lofrano-Zaske, Call2Recycle Safety & Compliance Manager

Proper disposal of wireless devices and the rechargeable batteries that power them is critical.

The population is exploding. Not just the human population, but wireless devices. According to CTIA-The Wireless Association®, there are 331.6 million wireless subscriber connections in the U.S., which is more than the population. Thanks to constant innovation and competition within the wireless industry, consumers are also frequently upgrading their wireless devices to take advantage of the newest and hottest mobile ...

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Got a New Gadget for Dad This Father’s Day? Protect the Environment by Recycling Used Electronics and Rechargeable Batteries

Survey Shows More than Half of Americans (57%) Possess Old Electronics Needing Disposal

 father and daughter looking at digital tabletATLANTA (May 23, 2012) – With the many gadgets and technology upgrades expected as gifts for Father’s Day, tech-loving dads everywhere may be wondering what to do with the old devices that become obsolete.  That’s why Call2Recycle®, the only no-cost rechargeable battery and cellphone collection program ...

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