Staples Signs On to Collect Rechargeable Batteries

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation announces program with the environmental leader in the office supply industry

ATLANTA, April 24, 2003 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, announced today the rollout of RBRC’s battery recycling program in Staples stores throughout the U.S..

RBRC’s battery drop off boxes will be in Staples stores starting Sunday, April 27. Staples customers can simply drop off their used rechargeable batteries at the store customer service desk, where the ...

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RBRC Reports Collection Numbers Up 30 Percent

Over two million pounds of rechargeable batteries collected in first half of 2003

ATLANTA, July 15, 2003 – Being green is in and it’s showing in record numbers. The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, today announced its collection data for the first six months of 2003, reporting that they collected two million pounds of rechargeable batteries – a 30 percent increase for the same time period for 2002.

In addition, RBRC ...

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City Charges Up to Recycle and Thank Recycling Partners

Released by the City of Ottawa

OTTAWA, June4, 2003 – As part of Environment Week, the City of Ottawa and the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation thanked its Take-It-Back (TIB) retail partners today. Councillor Peter Hume, Chair of the Environmental Services Committee gave certificates of appreciation to TIB retailers who accept used rechargeable batteries for recycling. Guy Lafleur, spokesperson for the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) joined the Councillor at this event.

“TIB retailers are an invaluable link in the recycling process,” said ...

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How This Year’s Grads And Dads Can Be More “Green.”

Make the Charge to Recycle! Celebrate Green Grads and Dads

ATLANTA, May 22, 2003 — College students graduating and Father’s Day approaching can only mean one thing – more gifts! When new grads and happy dads receive the hottest new cellphone, the latest digital camera or their “dream” cordless power tool, remind them to recycle. All of these products, and any that they might be replacing, are powered by rechargeable batteries that can and should be recycled.

Many people may not know ...

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RBRC Urges Consumers to Participate in Battery Check Week

Check for Used Rechargeable Batteries and Recycle Them!

ATLANTA, April 21, 2003 —  Tuesday, April 22, is Earth Day. In conjunction with Earth Day, the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) kicks-off its 4th annual, week-long campaign, “Battery Check Week” – a national call-to-action that encourages consumers to check the rechargeable batteries that power their cordless products, and if they can no longer hold a charge, to recycle them.

Rechargeable batteries are found in many cordless electronic products such as cordless power tools, ...

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