Call2Recycle and Earth Day Canada’s EcoKids Program declare Battery Busters: Waste Reduction Week Contest a huge success!

Toronto – Nearly 200 schools across Canada registered in the Call2Recycle® and EcoKids Battery Busters: Waste Reduction Week Contest, which resulted in 13,869 kg of used or expired batteries collected for recycling. The contest came on the heels of the highly successful Battery Busters: Spring Cleaning Contest and created an opportunity for students and teachers to take their waste reduction efforts to the next level. Organizers are thrilled with the results.

Joe Zenobio, Executive Director, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. says, “We are ...

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Manitobans Step Up for Battery Recycling Contests

Call2Recycle school and library collection contests garner over 4,000 kg of batteries this fall!

Winnipeg, MB – December 7, 2016 – Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling organization, announces the culmination of two exciting programs that collected 4,118 kg of batteries!

Call2Recycle® teamed up with Take Pride Winnipeg to launch a Manitoba-wide Back-to-School Battery Recycling Contest to inspire school children to keep batteries out of landfills and help protect the environment. The contest challenged schools across ...

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Take Time to Recharge Your Home

TAKE TIME TO RECHARGE YOUR HOME BEFORE THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME 

As Canadians prepare to turn back their clocks on November 6th, Call2Recycle reminds them to test and turn in their batteries!

Toronto, ON – November 1, 2016 – This fall, Call2Recycle®, Canada’s national consumer battery collection and recycling program, is reminding Canadians to re-energize and recharge their homes before the end of Daylight Saving Time. As Canadians prepare to turn back their clocks, the traditional time to check smoke ...

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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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Call2Recycle and EcoKids Battery Busters declare Spring Cleaning Contest Results

Goals surpassed in the first Canada-wide recycling contest, as schools collect 30,439 kg – the weight of a humpback whale – in used batteries.

Toronto, Ontario. June 15, 2016. Almost 300 schools across the nation participated in the inaugural Call2Recycle and Earth Day Canada’s EcoKids Battery Busters Spring Cleaning Contest, which resulted in 30,439 kg of used or expired batteries collected for recycling, in what organizers are proclaiming a huge win for both the schools and the planet. The bilingual contest ...

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Back-to-School Battery Recycling Contest 2016 Launches Across Manitoba!

Take Pride Winnipeg & Call2Recycle motivate schools to lead the charge to recycle batteries

Winnipeg, Manitoba. June 7, 2016Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. has partnered with Take Pride Winnipeg! Inc. to launch a Manitoba-wide Back-to-School Battery Recycling Contest to inspire Manitoba school children to keep batteries and cellphones out of landfills and protect the environment.  All schools in Manitoba are being encouraged to compete for some great rewards.  The school that collects the most batteries will win a donation of ...

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Canadians Charged Up Over Battery Recycling

One million kilograms of batteries collected in Canada to date!

Toronto, Canada – May 11, 2016 – Canada’s national consumer battery stewardship organization, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., today announced that it has collected over 1 million kilograms of batteries from January to date.  This milestone signals that the Call2Recycle® program is on track to surpass its 2015 total collections of over 2.4 million kilograms.

Serving as the provincially-recognized program in British Columbia, Quebec, Manitoba, and having signed official agreements with New Brunswick ...

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