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
Residents of Nelson, British Columbia, came out on October 13th, to take part in Call2Recycle’s Nelson battery round-up event. Continue reading
On September 15th, Call2Recycle® joined Encorp Pacific and other stewards for a drop-off recycling event in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. Continue reading
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
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
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
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.