One of the most common questions received by Call2Recycle’s bustling customer service team pertains to where the batteries go once a full box leaves a collection site. Anything from Eastern Canada (except Quebec) goes directly to Newalta in Fort Erie, Ontario. Newalta is a sizeable Canadian corporation with 85 product recovery sites across the North American continent. Continue reading →
For Waste Reduction Week 2013, Call2Recycle® partnered with Winnipeg Public Library to raise awareness of our battery recycling program. From October 21-27 all branches of Winnipeg Public Library competed to see which one could collect the most weight in spent batteries and used cellphones in seven days, earning the title of Winnipeg’s “Waste Ace”. Continue reading →
Call2Recycle® is a product stewardship program providing no-cost battery and cellphone recycling solutions across the Canada and U.S. Operated by Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., a non-profit public service organization, the program is funded by battery and product manufacturers committed to responsible recycling.