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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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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Recycling Efforts Soar With Call2Recycle’s Battery Stewardship Program

WinnipegAirportAuthority2With its high volume of travelers and small cadre of employees, Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) faces an unusual challenge when it comes to waste management at the Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.  How do you safely dispose of used items such as batteries from small electronics, power tools and toys when the target of your recycling message is constantly changing?

As the community-based operator of Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, WAA was proactive in establishing ...

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Appel à Recycler says Allo la Terre

In April, Appel à Recycler (Call2Recycle in Quebec) took part in back-to-back successful recycling awareness events organized by le Jour de la Terre Québec, the Quebec arm of Earth Day Canada. On April 22, hundreds of people took part in “Allo la Terre” at Montreal’s Victoria Square. The next day, le Jour de la Terre Québec unveiled a new sculpture by Roadsworth at the Montreal Eaton Centre.

Allo la Terre ...

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Promote Battery Recycling This Earth Day

To celebrate this Earth Day (officially April 22nd), Call2Recycle has developed these educational tools to help you promote your environmental commitment through battery and cellphone recycling.

Guide to Hosting a Collection Event

(PDF)

Customizable Press Release

(MS Word)

Newsletter Articles

One Pager

(PDF)


Social Media

(Sample Tweets)

Web Banners (be sure to link to call2recycle.ca)

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When to sort the recyclables? – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the fifth installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
Tips for Recyclable Collection and Take-Back Programs at Retailers – May 9, 2012
Product Stewardship Must Be a Shared Responsibility – May 7, 2012
What is product stewardship? – May 3, 2012
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Consumers Recycling More Batteries in 2011

Call2Recycle’s Battery Collections Surge 13.1%

ATLANTA (January 5, 2012) – More and more consumers are recycling their batteries according to Call2Recycle®, the North American leader in consumer battery recycling. Today it announced a 13.1 percent increase in 2011 battery collections (over 2010), collecting more than 7.6 million pounds (3.45 million kilograms) of rechargeable batteries (the equivalent to the weight of 278 school buses) through a network of over 30,000 retail, business and municipal locations throughout the United States and ...

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