Corporation for Battery Recycling Releases RFP for National Household Battery Recycling Program

The four largest US battery companies, under the auspices of the non-profit Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), recently issued a request for proposal seeking a business partner to steward the collection and recycling of household batteries. The organization envisions a voluntary national program focusing on the collection of all consumer batteries that maximizes the reuse of spent battery materials and produces zero waste to landfill. The request is the culmination of over ...

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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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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 surveys offer some surprising results – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the seventh installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
Municipalities Struggle with Hazardous Household Waste – May 14,2012
When to Sort the Recyclables – May 11, 2012
Tips for Recyclable Collection and Take-Back Programs at Retailers – May 9, 2012
Product Stewardship ...

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