All across Canada, Call2Recycle’s partners are helping celebrate the planet through various recycling events.
QUEBEC: The Grand Earth Day Collections
This year, in partnership with Jour de La Terre, Call2Recycle will participate with Recyc-Fluo and ARPE-Québec in Earth Day celebrations across Quebec. Four special grand collections will be organized in Montreal on April 22 in the Ville-Marie borough, Laval on April 23, Sherbrooke on April 24, and in Quebec City on April 30. The four organizations are committed to highlighting the importance of responsible recycling of batteries, as well as mercury lamps and electronic products. Read more.
ONTARIO: Peel Schools collect over 2,000 kg of batteries
The results are in and the Mississauga’s Plum Tree Park Public School has been selected the winner, with over 300 kg of batteries! Following the Battery Recycling Challenge contest among Peel schools, the Mayor of Mississauga sent a special award to the school, which will be recognized during a formal award ceremony that will take place on Earth Day at the school. Stay tuned for the details of the award ceremony.
MANITOBA: April 12 Team Up to Clean Up event
Call2Recycle participated with Take Pride Winnipeg in ‘Team Up to Clean Up 2016’, with interactive environmental booths and entertainment at the MTS Centre, Winnipeg, spreading awareness for battery recycling among over 1,000 school children! Read more.
NEW BRUNSWICK: Annual River Day
New Brunswick’s Annual River Day on May 7 with New Brunswick Recycling will feature some special battery collections supported by Call2Recycle! Read more.
Get Involved Today!
Regardless of where you are, you can also join us on social media to share a tip, an idea, or something you’ve done recently to make a difference and help preserve our planet. Attach any of our web banners to your social media post(s) or display them on your website. You can link back the banners to our locator at http://www.call2recycle.org/locator/, to help folks easily find a drop-off site near them. We can all celebrate the earth by raising awareness about battery recycling. Thank you for your commitment to the environment.