Battery Check Week 2003 Encourages Consumers To Take Charge Of Their Wireless Lifestyle and Recycle

Non-profit Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation sponsors national call to action April 21 – 25

ATLANTA, April 21, 2003 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, today kicks off its fifth annual Battery Check Week – a national call-to-action to encourage consumers to check the rechargeable batteries that power their cordless products, and if they can no longer hold a charge, to recycle them. The program coincides with Earth Day (April 22) and runs ...

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Spring Into Action! Make The Charge To Recycle While Cleaning!

ATLANTA, March 21, 2003 – Friday, March 21 marks the beginning of
Spring and, with it, comes the annual ritual of Spring Cleaning, giving
homeowners the opportunity to check the nooks and crannies of their
homes to rid their houses and garages of useless objects collecting
dust. However if anyone has thoughts about tossing that “dead”
rechargeable battery in their old camcorder, think again!

Many people may not know that the rechargeable batteries that power the
portable electronics products in their ...

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Nearly 3.4 Million Pounds Of Rechargeable Batteries Collected In 2002

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation’s collection numbers on the rise

ATLANTA, January 9, 2003 – The non-profit Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) announced a landmark year for the rechargeable battery recycling industry, collecting nearly 3.4 million pounds of rechargeable batteries in the U.S. and Canada in 2002, an increase of almost 12 percent from 2001.

Rechargeable batteries power an ever-growing list of cordless electronics products, including cellular and cordless phones, digital cameras, laptop computers, portable DVD and CD players, PDAs and cordless power ...

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Public Agencies Can Now Recycle Rechargeable Batteries At No Cost

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation will absorb all program costs previously charged to public agencies

ATLANTA, January 6, 2003 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, today announced that any public agency that wishes to participate in its Charge Up to Recycle!® battery recycling program may do so free of charge beginning in January 2003.

In 2001, RBRC omitted fees associated with its community recycling program. Starting in January 2003, the ...

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Indiana Household Hazardous Waste Task Force Wins National Community Recycling Leadership Award

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Honors Leadership in Battery Recycling Efforts

ATLANTA, November 13, 2002 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, announced today that the Indiana Household Hazardous Waste Task Force (IHHWTF) was awarded the second annual National Community Recycling Leadership Award, with special recognition being given to the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District in Indiana. The award will be presented today at the offices of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management ...

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