Call2Recycle Reaches Milestone Collection Mark in Rechargeable Battery Recycling Efforts

Industry’s first and only product stewardship program total rechargeable battery collections exceeds 50 million pounds

ATLANTA, April 15, 2009 – Call2Recycle®, the nation’s most successful rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling solution, today announced that total collections since the program’s inception in 1994 now exceed 50 million pounds of rechargeable batteries. The amount of rechargeable batteries recycled through the program is equivalent to the weight of approximately 5,000 elephants. Through ongoing initiatives with retail and community partners, grassroots community efforts, and ...

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RBRC Reports 12 Percent Increase in Collection Numbers for 2007

More than 6.3 million pounds (2.8 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries collected through the Call2Recycle program this year

ATLANTA, January 23, 2008 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries and cellphones, today reported a twelve percent increase in collection numbers, with more than 6.3 million pounds (2.8 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries recycled in the U.S. and Canada through its Call2Recycle program.

Call2Recycle, the most comprehensive nationwide rechargeable battery ...

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Survey Reveals That More than Forty Percent of Builders Actively Recycle Used Rechargeable Batteries from Power Tools

However, disparity between recycling knowledge and practices shows room for growth

ORLANDO, May 8, 2007 – Many of the cordless power tools that builders rely on are powered by rechargeable batteries, which should be recycled when they no longer hold a charge instead of being thrown away. According to a recent survey commissioned by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), many builders currently dispose of these batteries properly, with 44 percent indicating that they recycle the ...

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Survey Reveals Most Americans are Many Shades of "Green"

One In Five Americans Suffers From Green Guilt and Many More Confess to Not Recycling

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) Encourages All Consumers to Do “Just One Thing” this Earth Day to Help Make a Difference

NEW YORK, April 19, 2007 – What are you guilty of when it comes to the environment? With Earth Day around the corner, the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to rechargeable battery and cellphone recycling, decided to find out. RBRC today ...

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RBRC Announces Winners of Recycling Leadership Awards for 2006

RBRC recognizes program participants for their leadership in recycling rechargeable batteries throughout the U.S. and Canada

ATLANTA, February 6, 2007 – The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries and old cellphones, announced today the recipients of its sixth annual “Recycling Leadership Awards” with regional recipients selected from various parts of the U.S.. Additionally, two organizations – one in the U.S. and the other in Canada received the “National Leadership Award.” Both ...

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