BC Residents Tip the Scale at Science World

On Wednesday, April 24, approximately 100 students, parents and members of the general public answered the Call2Recycle by taking part in our TipZone challenge at Science World.  The challenge was part of an event to launch Call2Recycle’s newest public battery and cellphone collection site, located in the lobby of Vancouver’s Science World. BC Lions’ star quarterback Travis Lulay and the team’s mascot Leo the Lion were on hand to meet the public and take part in the event’s highlight: the ...

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Act for the Planet – Act with Earth Day Canada

Act for the Planet – Recycle Your Batteries and Meet the Challenge of the Day

Are you ready to take a big step towards helping green the planet? How about 30 small-ish steps? This April, Earth Day Canada issued an action-based challenge to Canadians of all ages to change the way they live, work and play in the hopes that easy green actions will become lifelong green habits. Act for the Planet ...

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“FOR THE LOVE OF WASTE’’ – Ecodac Launches New Curbside Service in Montreal

Ecodac, a Quebec-based company, recently launched a new home waste pick-up service for residences and businesses in the greater Montreal area. The service is intended to facilitate recycling of items not accepted by municipalities, such as batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), cellphones, ink cartridges, paint, CDs and DVDs.

Ecodac founder and president, Dominique Fortin, explains “a lot of people want to recycle more, but they’re unfortunately short of time and ...

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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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Call2Recycle Congratulates “Leaders in Sustainability”

Organizations were recently recognized with Call2Recycle’s Leader in Sustainability award for 2012. The Leader in Sustainability award honors organizations that demonstrate the strongest commitment to sustainability through their consistent participation in the Call2Recycle program.

Call2Recycle first established the Leader in Sustainability award last year to recognize high-performing organizations in Canada and has extended the award in 2012 to include U.S. participants. Each honoree receives a plaque recognizing their achievement. Of the ...

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Recycling “Fill-osophy”

Call2Recycle takes great efforts to ensure that we are properly and efficiently collecting batteries and cellphones for recycling. To that point, we have added a new feature on the box that will assist in cost-effectively serving you.  Check out the green fill line (see picture) located on the front of each box that shows you how to maximize the shipping container by filling the box to the “ship full” line with ...

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Call2Recycle Announces Company Name Change

When the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) was founded in 1994, it was done so to successfully educate and collect rechargeable batteries, specifically Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd). Since then, the organization has grown to accept more chemistries and more products (cellphones and all batteries in Canada), positioning itself to be seen as a reputable environmental leader. Simply put, we have outgrown our name.

To that end, as of January 1, 2013, we have ...

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