Break the Battery Hoarder Habit This Spring

Call2Recycle campaign educates and promotes responsible battery recycling

TORONTO, April 19, 2018Call2Recycle® Canada, the country’s leading consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, is encouraging consumers to declutter living spaces and break the battery hoarder habit by recycling used batteries. Individuals can even enter to win a Charged Up Battery Kit from Call2Recycle to jumpstart their battery recycling efforts, which kicks off on Earth Day.

With the busy nature of life, it’s easy to become a battery hoarder. Be it ...

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Go Green for Daylight Saving Time

Call2Recycle Canada encourages consumers to replace and recycle used batteries when ‘Springing Forward’

Toronto (March 8, 2018) – This Sunday, Call2Recycle® Canada, the country’s leading consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, reminds consumers to change, replace and recycle used batteries for Daylight Saving Time. This includes checking battery-operated items like smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, along with other frequently used household or workplace items.

Even though the official start of Spring is a few weeks away, the extra hour of daylight ...

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Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Receives Preeminent Sustainability Certification

Achievement of R2:2013 underscores environmental commitment of battery recycling program

 

Toronto (February 28, 2018) – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., the country’s leading consumer battery stewardship and recycling organization, today announced their achievement of the latest Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) certification, R2:2013. R2 is the leading standard for recycling organizations and is recognized by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI), an electronic recycling non-profit that serves as the housing-body for the R2 standard. The distinction reinforces Call2Recycle’s commitment to following stringent requirements ...

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Help Lead the Charge on National Battery Day

Awareness Day to Increase Consumer Battery Recycling

Atlanta/Toronto, February 13, 2018 — Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, encourages Americans and Canadians to Lead the Charge on National Battery Day (February 18th). The annual awareness day asks consumers and organizations to scour their homes and offices – especially junk drawers, closets and garages – for used batteries, which they can bring to a Call2Recycle drop-off location or start their own program.

While battery ...

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Nearly 6.3 million Kilograms (14 Million Pounds) of Used Batteries Recycled in 2017

Consumer Engagement and Growing Environmental Awareness Drive Call2Recycle’s 22-Year Mission of Battery Recycling

Atlanta/Toronto – January 24, 2018 – Call2Recycle®, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, today reported that their partners, stewards and collection sites recycled nearly 6.3 million kilograms (14 million pounds) of batteries throughout Canada and the U.S. in 2017. These results contribute to Call2Recycle’s mission of keeping batteries out of landfills. To date, the program has recycled 65 million kilograms (144 million pounds) of ...

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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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HENDERSON LIBRARY WINS BATTERY RECYCLING WASTE ACE CONTEST

Henderson library collects 100 kilograms of batteries to become Call2Recycle’s ‘2017 Winnipeg Waste Ace’ 

 

Winnipeg, MB – December 20, 2017 – To encourage residents in Winnipeg to keep batteries out of landfills, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. partnered with Winnipeg Public Library to host a contest focused on keeping batteries out of our landfills. From October 16-30, 2017, 18 Winnipeg Public Library branches competed to create the most eye-catching battery display and collect the most weight in spent batteries to earn the ...

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