Call2Recycle, Inc. is a not-for-profit, stewardship organization committed to the safe collection, transportation and recycling of consumer batteries and cellphones across Canada (Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.) and the U.S. Founded in 1994, the organization works on behalf of stakeholders to protect and preserve the environment by providing its battery and cellphone recycling program, Call2Recycle®, at no-cost to consumers across Canada and the U.S.As the approved battery stewardship program in British Columbia, Manitoba, and Quebec, Call2Recycle fulfills the obligated stewards’ commitment to ensure the proper end-of-life for batteries. In turn, thousands of businesses, retailers and municipalities have chosen Call2Recycle to help manage their battery collection and recycling efforts and serve as no-cost collection locations for residents across Canada.Offering flexible collection options for rechargeable and single-use batteries, the Call2Recycle program is built on a 22-year reputation of transparency, quality, service excellence, and safety – nothing is compromised. With an easy-to-implement solution to the battery challenge, Call2Recycle ensures the proper management and handling of materials, while operating in compliance with provincial and national regulations and standards. Call2Recycle meets the highest standards of responsible recycling and is the first battery recycling program to obtain Responsible Recycling© (R2) certification and e-Stewards recognition.With almost 30,000 collection sites, nearly 90 percent of people in Canada and the U.S. reside within a 15-kilometer (10-mile) radius of a Call2Recycle drop-off site – making battery and cellphone recycling convenient and easy. Since inception, the program has recycled over 52 million kilograms (115 million pounds) of batteries, keeping them out of local landfills and recovering the valuable materials that can be used to create new batteries and other products.