Torontonians who recycle batteries during Sept. 25 collection drive at CN Tower to receive hockey memorabilia
WHAT: Call2Recycle and hockey legend Guy Lafleur are asking Torontonians to clear out their basements, closets and drawers and bring all of their old batteries to a collection drive event at the CN Tower Boulevard on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Each person who brings at least one battery to the event for recycling will receive an autographed photo-postcard of Lafleur and a
coupon for 20% off any CN Tower admission package*. People who bring larger quantities of batteries to the collection drive for recycling will receive merchandise autographed by Lafleur and be entered into a grand prize drawing:
- Two kilograms of batteries: Receive an 8×10 autographed photo
- 10 kilograms of batteries: Receive a signed hockey stick
- 50 kilograms of batteries: Receive an autographed Montreal Canadiens #10 hockey jersey
- 250 kilograms of batteries or more: Entered into a drawing for a weekend trip for two to Montreal during the Winter 2011
All consumer household batteries weighing less than five kilograms will be accepted.
This collection drive is part of MyCall2Recycle, a consumer awareness campaign created by Call2Recycle to educate everyone in North America about the importance and ease of battery recycling.
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 25 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: CN Tower (at the base, just north of Bremner Boulevard)
Call2Recycle® is the only free battery and cell phone collection program in North America. Since 1994, Call2Recycle has diverted more than 25 million kilograms of batteries from local landfills and established a network of 30,000 recycling drop-off locations. Advancing green business practices and environmental sustainability, Call2Recycle is the most active voice promoting eco-safe reclamation and recycling of rechargeable batteries and cell phones. Call2Recycle is operated by the non-profit Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC). Learn more at call2recycle.ca or 877.2.RECYCLE.