North American Battery Recycling Reaches New Collection Heights

Battery Collection & Recycling Program Reports 20 Percent Increase

Toronto – July 21, 2016 – A record 3.3 million kilograms (7.3 million pounds) of single-use and rechargeable batteries recycled at the mid-year mark, an increase of 20 percent compared to the same time period last year, reports Call2Recycle, Inc., the first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization serving the U.S. and Canada. This achievement contributes to the more than 52 million kilograms (115 million pounds) of batteries diverted from U.S. and ...

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Consumer Battery Recycling Awareness Increased During the Lead the Charge Campaign

NBD-Newsletter-Badge2This past February, our teams at Call2Recycle joined forces with North American battery collection partners to run a comprehensive and exciting consumer awareness campaign – the Lead the Charge on National Battery Day campaign. Thanks to the tremendous collaboration to promote the #NBD2016Recycle2Win sweepstakes tied to the campaign, consumers across Canada and the United States have become even more aware of the household battery recycling options available to them. The Lead the Charge ...

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Q&A with Chelsea Quirke of Air Canada

AirCanadaLogoAir Canada has 28,000 employees across the world, serving more than 38 million passengers annually (along with its partners) and providing direct passenger service to more than 190 destinations worldwide. Like most companies today, mobile and other portable technology is essential to keepings its operations running efficiently. That means there are a lot of batteries to recycle. In fact, the company has collected more than 3,300 lbs. (1,500 kg) since joining the ...

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Recycling Efforts Soar With Call2Recycle’s Battery Stewardship Program

WinnipegAirportAuthority2With its high volume of travelers and small cadre of employees, Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) faces an unusual challenge when it comes to waste management at the Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.  How do you safely dispose of used items such as batteries from small electronics, power tools and toys when the target of your recycling message is constantly changing?

As the community-based operator of Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, WAA was proactive in establishing ...

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Earth Rangers lead the charge to recycle almost 20,000 batteries in Calgary

Foundations for the Future Academy, Calgary keeps batteries out of Alberta landfills

Calgary, AB.– February 8, 2016 –Canada’s national consumer battery recycling stewardship organization, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. partnered with Foundations for the Future Charter Academy, Southwest Campus, Calgary, an Elementary School with nearly 500 students and staff, to keep batteries away from the Alberta landfills.

Students Reem and Adam Kaber became involved in Earth Rangers Battery Blitz which motivated them to recycle batteries to preserve the environment. The children learned that used ...

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Consumers to Lead the Charge for Recycling Batteries on National Battery Day

Battery Stewardship Organization encourages Canadians to Increase Battery Recycling

Toronto– February 2, 2016Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, is encouraging consumers to lead the charge on the occasion of National Battery Day (February 18) by recycling their used batteries. The Lead the Charge on National Battery Day awareness campaign will run throughout the month of February.

National Battery Day is a date when organizations observe the importance of batteries and create awareness around ...

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The University Of Ottawa and Call2Recycle: Working Together for a Greener Campus

ottawa_universityThe University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. Known for its prestigious health, sciences and humanities programs, and located at the heart of Canada’s capital, the University of Ottawa is a unique place to learn, grow and excel. With more than 450 programs in 10 faculties, over 40,000 students, 5,000 employees and 180,000 alumni, the University is a major academic hub and economic force in the National Capital ...

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