Sustainability Spotlight: Gibsons Gears Up For Curbside Collections

Recently awarded Best Green Business in British Columbia by Small Business BC for 2013, Gibson’s Recycling Depot has become an industry leader in waste diversion. Since 2003, the depot has been open to the public and businesses throughout Gibsons which is home to 4,200 residents and is one of the fastest growing communities in British Columbia. Continue reading

“Queen City” Residents Give Call2Recycle a Royal Welcome

Residents of Nelson, British Columbia, came out on October 13th, to take part in Call2Recycle’s Nelson battery round-up event. Continue reading

Haida Gwaii Residents Answer the Call to Recycle

On September 15th, Call2Recycle® joined Encorp Pacific and other stewards for a drop-off recycling event in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. Continue reading

Major Recycling Expansion Across British Columbia

The fifth and final phase of the British Columbia recycling regulation under authority of the Environmental Management Act enacted in 2004 was rolled out on July 1st. Industry-managed recycling programs for consumer products are now expanded to include electrical items such as power tools, sewing machines, lawn mowers, grass trimmers, flashlights, and table lamps. Continue reading

University of British Columbia Green Research Workshop

The University of British Columbia (UBC) has an extensive battery recycling program managed by the Environmental Services Facility of Risk Management Services. Every year they host the Green Research Workshop to educate University students, professors and researchers about recycling and proper waste disposal as part of a concerted effort towards creating awareness and “greening” the campus’ labs. Continue reading

Call2Recycle Names Canadian Supplier for Lithium Battery Recycling

TORONTO, ON (March 12, 2012) – Call2Recycle®, North America’s leader in consumer battery recycling, is proud to announce that it has signed a new agreement engaging Toxco-Canada to process Lithium and Lithium Ion batteries for recycling. Continue reading

Call2Recycle Launches First Household Battery Collection and Recycling Program in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, June 8, 2010 – Call2Recycle today announced that British Columbians may now recycle any household battery at nearly 1,500 collection locations across the province.
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The non-profit organization that operates the Call2Recycle® program is officially changed from Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation Canada (RBRCC) to Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.