Leading Battery Companies Select Call2Recycle to Manage First U.S. Single-Use Battery Recycling Program in Vermont

North America’s Foremost Consumer Battery Stewardship Organization, Together with 11 Initial Companies, Plan for Vermont Recycling Program to Launch in 2016

Atlanta – March 24, 2015 – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has been selected by 11 initial companies to develop, implement and promote a mandated single-use battery recycling program in Vermont.

Vermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries (including AA, C, D, and ...

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Vermont Becomes First U.S. State to Establish Single-Use Battery Recycling

New Law Will Require Battery Manufacturers to Develop State Recycling Program

ATLANTA, (May 9, 2014) – Vermont lawmakers yesterday passed H. 695, the first single-use battery product stewardship law in the United States. Pending an expected approval by the Governor, Vermont will be the first state to require single-use battery manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling batteries at their end of life. The program will go into effect on January 1, 2016.

While some municipal governments and private organizations in ...

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