Battery Recycling Program Celebrates 17 Consecutive Years of Increased Collections

Call2Recycle, Inc. recycles over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries in 2013

3d growth chartATLANTA (January 8, 2014) – As North America’s first and largest battery product stewardship program, Call2Recycle® increased collections in the U.S. and Canada by 12.6 percent over 2012, diverting over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries from landfills.  This marks the 17th consecutive year that the organization has documented a year-over-year increase (since collections ...

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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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Call2Recycle Kicks Off Municipality Webinar Series

Webinar highlights recycling efforts in Onondaga County, NY

ATLANTA (October 25, 2011) – In the first installment of the “Lessons from the Experts” webinar series, Call2Recycle® and guests will discuss the shared responsibility for end-of-life product management and how obligations fall not only on the manufacturer, but also on local governments and municipalities. Call2Recycle, the only free battery and cellphone collection program in North America, will host a three-part complimentary webinar series that will discuss issues critical to extended producer ...

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Call2Recycle Posts Record Increase of Battery Recycling in 2010

Legislation, consumer efforts contribute to collection of 6.7 million pounds of rechargeable batteries

ATLANTA (Jan. 18, 2011) –Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free battery and cellphone collection program, today announced a record-breaking 10.1 percent increase in its overall rechargeable battery collections in 2010. Through its network of more than 30,000 retail, municipal and business partners across the U.S. and Canada, Call2Recycle collected more than 6.7 million pounds (3 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries during the year.

In the U.S., Call2Recycle’s collection sites in ...

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