Recycling Batteries has never been easier
There are over 1,800 locations where you can recycle your batteries in Québec. Call2Recycle will accept any used batteries (weighing less than 5 kg each) and cellphones at no charge. So what are you waiting for?
Do you want to become a Call2Recycle® collection site?
- Used batteries and cellphones are properly and safely recycled at no charge to you
- An easy way to keep potentially hazardous waste from entering landfills and give reclaimed materials a second life
- Collection kits and marketing materials provided at no charge
- Free shipping (Collection Kit or Bulk)
- Choice to collect from the public to increase foot traffic or to collect internally
- Reporting and downstream tracking, including Certificates of Recycling
- Program Benefits:
What is an Industry Steward?
Battery and/or product manufacturers – or what Call2Recycle refers to as their Industry Stewards – have united to ensure that the batteries they are introducing into the marketplace are responsibly recycled when they reach their end of life. Licensees specifically refer to those manufacturers who are financially supporting the Call2Recycle program through the licensing and placement of battery seals on their rechargeable batteries and/or battery-powered products.
What are the Benefits?
- Producer Responsibility: demonstrates your commitment to environmentally-sound recycling of batteries.
- Regulatory Solution: fulfills manufacturers’ recycling requirements in the U.S. and Canada, including compliance with state, provincial and federal regulations, including The Battery Act
- Simplicity: allows manufacturers to manage complexities by supporting one program
What batteries do you recycle?
- Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd)
- Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
- Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn)
- Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
- Small Sealed Lead Acid (SSLA/Pb)
- Single-Use Batteries (like alkalines)
Documents & Downloads:
- The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks has solicited public comments on the draft regulation to the Environment Quality Act (R.S.Q. c. Q-2) issued in the GAZETTE OFFICIELLE DU QUÉBEC on November 25, 2009
- Call2Recycle’s letter in response to the Environment Quality Act (R.S.Q. c. Q-2) draft regulation
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Did you know?
In 2012, Quebec collected over 515,000 kg of batteries = weight of over 320 rhinos!
56% of Canadians go beyond replacing what they bring to retailers to recycle and buy other items
Batteries contain metals like zinc, lead and copper that can be reused to make new products. See how we recycle your batteries…
The average person uses six wireless products every day.
Laid end to end, AA batteries thrown away each year can circle the earth 6 times!
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