Consumer Battery Collection & Recycling Leader Releases Innovation to Increase Battery Safety and Reduce Risks

Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. advances its commitment to safety with the introduction of its new flame retardant box liner

TORONTO, Ontario – January 9, 2018 – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling organization, today announced an innovation to bolster the safety in handling and transporting potentially dangerous batteries in Canada. Its battery collection containers now will include an innovative, flame retardant liner. This new feature is part of the organization’s Charge Up Safety!™ initiative to further ...

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Battery Recycling Program Celebrates 17 Consecutive Years of Increased Collections

Call2Recycle, Inc. recycles over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries in 2013

3d growth chartATLANTA (January 8, 2014) – As North America’s first and largest battery product stewardship program, Call2Recycle® increased collections in the U.S. and Canada by 12.6 percent over 2012, diverting over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries from landfills.  This marks the 17th consecutive year that the organization has documented a year-over-year increase (since collections began ...

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Nearly 3.4 Million Pounds Of Rechargeable Batteries Collected In 2002

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation’s collection numbers on the rise

ATLANTA, January 9, 2003 – The non-profit Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) announced a landmark year for the rechargeable battery recycling industry, collecting nearly 3.4 million pounds of rechargeable batteries in the U.S. and Canada in 2002, an increase of almost 12 percent from 2001.

Rechargeable batteries power an ever-growing list of cordless electronics products, including cellular and cordless phones, digital cameras, laptop computers, portable DVD and CD players, PDAs and ...

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