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     Ontario
    Ontario Battery Recycling Program: Why Call2Recycle?
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    What happens to our batteries?
    Watch this video on what happens to batteries after they're dropped in a Call2Recycle box
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     2013 Collections
    17 consecutive years of growth: Thanks to you, we diverted over 5 million kg of batteries (11 million pounds) from landfills - Read more
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    Batteries Power Our Daily Lives
    We use mobile devices every day – all powered by batteries. When that battery-power runs out, it's important to recycle them. Find your recycling location
 
 
 
 
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Battery Industry Leaders Unveil the First Ever Model All Battery Recycling Bill

June 12, 2014

HARTFORD, CT (June 12, 2014) – Four leading battery interest groups – the Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), the leading battery manufacturers from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), PRBA – The Rechargeable Battery Association and Call2Recycle, Inc. – yesterday … Continue reading

 

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RCBC Zeroes in on Waste

June 12, 2014

The luxurious Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel set in the Canadian Rocky Mountains was the backdrop for the Recycling Council of British Columbia’s (RCBC) annual general meeting and conference last month. The event also included RCBC’s annual award ceremony. The event … Continue reading

 

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Canadians Recycle One Million Kilograms of Batteries in Just Five Months

June 05, 2014

Provinces of British Columbia and Quebec lead national increase of 26 per cent over 2013 collections TORONTO (June 5, 2014)- Canadians are recycling rechargeable and single-use batteries at a record pace in 2014, achieving a new collections milestone of one … Continue reading

 

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DEWALT Sponsors Rechargeable Battery Trade-In Event

June 03, 2014

June – Dec 2014: Canadians can earn a ten per cent discount on a new rechargeable power tool battery by recycling used batteries TORONTO (June 2, 2014) – For the next seven months, DEWALT® customers in Canada can earn a ten per … Continue reading

 

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Vermont Becomes First U.S. State to Establish Single-Use Battery Recycling

May 09, 2014

ATLANTA, (May 9, 2014) – Vermont lawmakers yesterday passed H. 695, the first single-use battery product stewardship law in the United States. Pending an expected approval by the Governor, Vermont will be the first state to require single-use battery manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling batteries at their end of life. The program will go into effect on January 1, 2016. Continue reading

 

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3 million and counting: Lowe’s hits rare milestone in battery recycling

April 24, 2014

ATLANTA (April 24, 2014) – With more than 1,800 stores collecting rechargeable batteries from customers, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has reached a rare milestone in the world of corporate sustainability. Call2Recycle® – North America’s first and largest battery product stewardship program – announced today that Lowe’s has recycled more than 3 million pounds of rechargeable batteries since joining the program. Continue reading

 

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Call2Recycle Celebrates 20 Years as Environmental Recycling Program Leader; Expands Retail Recycling Partnership with RadioShack to Hawaii and Puerto Rico

April 21, 2014

ATLANTA and FORT WORTH, Texas (April 21, 2014) – Celebrating a 20-year partnership, RadioShack and Call2Recycle® announced today that the battery collection and recycling program is expanding to stores in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Continue reading

 

The non-profit organization that operates the Call2Recycle® program is officially changed from Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Canada (RBRCC) to Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.