Issue 13 – July 2010

Call2Recycle®    Recharging the planet. Recycling your batteries.      July 2010

2009 Annual Report
Have you checked out Call2Recycle’s annual report yet? Find out how we took battery recycling and environmental stewardship to new heights.

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In This Issue
Two Canadian Provinces Can Now Recycle All Household Batteries
Sustainable Campuses Attract Eco Students
Be Kind to Mother Nature This July 4
Overwhelmed with Batteries? We Take Bulk!
USA Team Uniform – Red, White and Green
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British Columbians and Ontarians Can Now Recycle All Household Batteries
Beginning today, all residents of Canada’s British Columbia and Ontario provinces can recycle all household batteries, including alkalines, through the Call2Recycle program. Residents can look up drop-off locations by using our site locator. Businesses, municipalities and government agencies can sign up to collect batteries that are generated within their organizations.
This service is absolutely free. So, British Columbians and Ontarians, clean out your junk drawers, attics or tool sheds and give those dead batteries the boot!
View news coverage of the program launch in Vancouver, B.C..

Sustainable Campuses Attract Eco-Conscious Students
Adapting sustainable practices can help colleges and universities save millions in operational costs, but there is another good reason for colleges and universities to push for carbon footprint reduction and green initiatives. The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges shows that over 65 percent of 10,300 high school students would take the institutes’ sustainability efforts into consideration during their college selection process.
Students believe they can make a difference on green campuses; colleges and universities see it as a business opportunity. Overall, sustainable campuses present countless opportunities to both protect the planet and educate future generations about the environment.

Be Kind to Mother Nature This July 4
Many of us celebrate July 4 by grilling out, watching TV, chilling by the pool or lighting up fireworks. These activities are fun, but they can put a strain on Mother Nature.
Check out Earth911’s 8 Ways to Green 4th of July. With a little planning, you can easily reduce your impact on the environment while enjoying the festive weekend.

Overwhelmed with Batteries? We Take Bulk (Yes, It’s Free)!
If you have hundreds of pounds of batteries at your collection site, and you’re not quite sure what to do with them, we are here to help. Call2Recycle accepts bulk shipments of any size, and we reimburse you for all shipping costs.
Our customer service representatives can help you fill out the proper paperwork, set up convenient pickup times and follow all safety and shipping requirements. Call us at 877-2-RECYCLE or email [email protected].

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