City of Hamilton Celebrates Battery Recycling Success

Last fall, Hamiltonians joined together to divert more than 6,300 kilograms of batteries from landfills as part of the “Easy as 1-2-3” Battery Collection Drive. They celebrated that success with a special community event on Sunday, March 6. The event was hosted by Call2Recycle®, North America’s only free battery and cell phone collection program, hockey legend Guy Lafleur and the City of Hamilton.

Hamilton Fire Truck

Fire Truck: The Oldtimers’ Hockey Team and hockey legend Guy Lafleur join Call2Recycle, the Hamilton Fire Department and Bruiser, the Hamilton Bulldogs mascot to celebrate the city’s battery recycling success during a community barbeque at Fire Hall #5 on March 6, 2011

Hamilton Puck Drop

Hamilton Puck Drop: Hockey legend Guy Lafleur drops the puck to kick-off the exhibition game between the Oldtimers’ Hockey Team and the Hamilton Police Department at Copps Coliseum on March 6, 2011

Call2Recycle’s Little Tykes

Little Tykes: Call2Recycle’s Little Tykes Hockey Team hit the ice during the intermission of the exhibition game at Copps Coliseum on March 6, 2011

Recycling results were announced prior to the Hamilton Bulldogs game on Dec. 3, 2010. To read the final press release, please click here.

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