Call2Recycle’s Charge Up Safety Campaign Spotlights Battery Recycling Safety

New Effort Aimed at Increasing Consumer and Collection Site Safety Awareness during Used Household Battery Collection

Atlanta/Toronto, July 19, 2017 — Safety-related and fire incidents involving hoverboards, cellphones, headphones and laptops are making the headlines. Many of these incidents are being traced to batteries, further intensifying safety concerns.

To address similar concerns presented by collecting used batteries for recycling, Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling organization, has launched the Charge Up Safety campaign.

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Earth Rangers and Call2Recycle engage Manitoba students to divert batteries from the province’s waste stream

WINNIPEG, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Recycling batteries is an important part of reducing landfill waste. It is estimated that every year more than 650,000kg batteries are sold in Manitoba and if these were all thrown in the trash, it would represent tonnes of steel, plastic, and heavy metals ending up in landfills.

In 2011, Call2Recycle was appointed by the Manitoba Government as the agent for battery stewardship in the province. Since then, Call2Recycle has implemented more than 700 ...

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LONDON DRUGS REACHES BATTERY COLLECTION MILESTONE

Over 300,000 kg recycled in partnership with battery collection and recycling program, Call2Recycle®

(Vancouver, B.C.) April  20, 2017 — London Drugs, in partnership with Call2Recycle®, Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling program, announced today that it has diverted over 300,000 kg of batteries from landfill through recycling since 2000. That’s the equivalent weight of 1.7 million hockey pucks. London Drugs is the first Western Canada-based retailer in the Call2Recycle program to reach this recycling milestone.

Seventeen years ago, London Drugs began ...

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SPRING FORWARD AND RECHARGE YOUR HOME FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME 

As Canadians prepare for Daylight Saving Time on March 12, Call2Recycle reminds consumers to check their smoke detectors and recycle their old batteries

Toronto, ON – March 7, 2017 – This spring, Call2Recycle®, Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling program, is reminding consumers to re-energize their homes before the start of Daylight Saving Time. As Canadians prepare to move their clocks forward on March 12 for longer days, Call2Recycle is reminding consumers to help keep their families safe by ...

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Consumers Encouraged to Charge Up on National Battery Day

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Consumers Encouraged to Charge Up on National Battery Day

Call2Recycle, Inc. Leverages Holiday to Increase Battery Recycling Awareness and Education

Atlanta/Toronto, February 13, 2017 — Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling organization, is encouraging consumers across the U.S. and Canada to Lead the Charge on National Battery Day (February 18) by collecting and recycling their used batteries.

National Battery Day is a celebration of the vital role batteries play in our everyday lives, ...

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Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Celebrates 20 Years of Battery Stewardship in Canada

Battery collection and recycling program, Call2Recycle®, kicks off milestone year with record-breaking collections in 2016

 TORONTO, ONTARIO – January 25, 2017 – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling organization, is ringing in the new year with two milestone celebrations – the 20th anniversary of its commitment to help Canadians collect used batteries for recycling and record-breaking collections in 2016.

The organization was founded in 1997 by the battery industry long before provincial mandates to collect and recycle ...

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Million Pounds of Used Batteries in 2016

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Consumers Recycle Record-Setting 14 Million Pounds of Used Batteries in 2016

Call2Recycle Reports Double Digit Growth in Battery Collections; Credits Growing Consumer Network

Atlanta/Toronto – January 19, 2017 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest battery stewardship and recycling organization, today reported that consumers recycled a record-setting 14 million pounds (6.3 million kilograms) of batteries and cellphones in collections throughout the U.S. and Canada in 2016. Enhanced accessibility and consumer awareness played a vital role in driving the 12 percent ...

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