One of Call2Recycle’s primary commitments as Canada’s most comprehensive battery recycling program is to safely and efficiently collect and transport batteries from over 9,000 collection locations to recycling facilities throughout North America.

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Call2Recycle Program Certifications

ISO 45001:2018

This certificate confirms Call2Recycle follows the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OSHAS) for the management of the collection of batteries and cellphones and their distribution to downstream processors for recycling.

ISO 14001:2015

This certificate confirms that Call2Recycle follows the ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards for the management of the collection of batteries and cellphones and their distribution to downstream processors for recycling.

Certificate of Approval – 2009

Issued by Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, it amends the 2004 Certificate of Approval to expand Call2Recycle to include various primary batteries in addition to previously approved rechargeable batteries.

Certificate of Approval – 2004

Issued by Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment to operate Call2Recycle for collecting and recycling spent rechargeable batteries.

Certificate of Liability Insurance

Call2Recycle carries liability insurance which includes general liability and pollution legal liability. It provides coverage for pollution claims filed against Call2Recycle collection and processing facilities and approved transporters. 

Transport Canada Equivalency Certificate SU 13846

Issued by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, this Equivalency Certificate (SU 13846) authorizes Call2Recycle Canada and any automotive dealership participating in Call2Recycle Canada’s battery collection and recycling program to handle, offer for transport or transport by road or railway vehicle, or by vessel in Canada.

Responsible Recycling (R2) Certificate

This certificate recognizes Call2Recycle as R2:2013 certified under the Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI) standards.

Certificate of Recycling

Our program participants can request to receive a Certificate of Recycling that verifies the shipper, receiving facility and weight of each shipment. Materials received on the Certificate of Recycling are processed in accordance with transportation and environmental regulations.

Permit of Equivalent Level of Environmental Safety (PELES)  

This permit allows Call2Recycle to move batteries intended for recycling between Canadian provinces.

Transport Canada Equivalency Certificate SU 11601 

Issued by Transport Canada’s Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, this equivalency certificate authorizes Call2Recycle Canada and its program participants to handle, offer for transport or transport products accepted for recycling within the program parameters.


Transport Canada Equivalency Certificate SU 13786 for DDR

Issued by Transport Canada’s Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, this Equivalency Certificate (SU 13786) authorizes Call2Recycle Canada and its program participants to handle, offer for transport or transport Damaged, Defective or Recalled (DDR) products accepted for recycling within the program parameters.

Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) coverage (Ontario):

Visit the WSIB eClearance website and search by business name to confirm current workers compensation coverage.