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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Battery Recycling Charged Up Across North America

Key partners drive collections; Call2Recycle reports more than 2.6 million kilograms (5.7 million pounds) of batteries collected

Atlanta, U.S./Toronto, Canada – Aug 6, 2015 – Thanks to consumers, retailers, and municipalities, more than 2.6 million kilograms (5.7 million pounds) of batteries – the weight of approximately 433 full-grown elephants – were kept out of U.S. and Canadian landfills and recycled so far this year, reports Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization. This significant environmental victory ...

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2013 Annual Report

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View the 2013 annual report online
View the 2013 annual report online

 

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Prepared for Today. Positioned for Tomorrow.

Call2Recycle®, North America’s most successful battery collection program, presents our 2013 annual report. We continue our commitment to the practice of product stewardship and have focused on balancing the priorities of all our stakeholders by building industry partnerships, educating consumers and ...

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Battery Recycling Program Celebrates 17 Consecutive Years of Increased Collections

Call2Recycle, Inc. recycles over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries in 2013

3d growth chartATLANTA (January 8, 2014) – As North America’s first and largest battery product stewardship program, Call2Recycle® increased collections in the U.S. and Canada by 12.6 percent over 2012, diverting over 11 million pounds (5 million kilograms) of batteries from landfills.  This marks the 17th consecutive year that the organization has documented a year-over-year increase (since collections began ...

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Battery Recycling Program Reports Double Digit Collections in 2012

Call2Recycle cites banner year for Canada and California

ATLANTA (February 4, 2013) – North American battery collections increased 16 percent from 2011 to a record 10 million pounds (4.7 million kilograms) in 2012, reported by Call2Recycle, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America.

The organization attributes its success to closing a banner year in California and Canada, both which collected over one million pounds. California became the first state in program history to ...

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2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report Never in our history has Call2Recycle® collected more than 3.45 million kilograms (7 million pounds) of rechargeable batteries in a calendar year. In 2011, we did just that! A remarkable 13% leap over 2010 figures and equivalent to the weight of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Canadian returns were dramatic. Rechargeable battery collections vaulted 17% over the previous year with an astounding ...

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