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Jan 24, 2018, 15:34 ET Nearly 6.3 million Kilograms (14 Million Pounds) of Used Batteries Recycled in 2017

Consumer Engagement and Growing Environmental Awareness Drive Call2Recycle's 22-Year Mission of Battery Recycling ATLANTA and TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle®, North America's first and...


Jan 09, 2018, 09:00 ET Consumer Battery Collection & Recycling Leader Releases Innovation to Increase Battery Safety and Reduce Risks

Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. advances its commitment to safety with the introduction of its new flame retardant box liner TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada's national...


May 18, 2017, 10:00 ET Earth Rangers and Call2Recycle engage Manitoba students to divert batteries from the province's waste stream

WINNIPEG, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Recycling batteries is an important part of reducing landfill waste. It is estimated that every year more than 650,000kg batteries are sold in Manitoba and if these...


Mar 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Spring forward and recharge your home for Daylight Saving Time

As Canadians prepare for Daylight Saving Time on March 12, Call2Recycle reminds consumers to check their smoke detectors and recycle their old batteries TORONTO, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ - This spring,...


Jan 26, 2017, 08:00 ET Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Celebrates 20 Years of Battery Stewardship in Canada

Battery collection and recycling program, Call2Recycle®, kicks off milestone year with record-breaking collections in 2016 TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada's national...


Dec 07, 2016, 09:00 ET Manitobans Step Up for Battery Recycling Contests

Call2Recycle school and library collection contests garner over 4,000 kg of batteries this fall! WINNIPEG, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada's national consumer battery...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Take time to recharge your home before the end of Daylight Saving Time

As Canadians prepare to turn back their clocks on November 6th, Call2Recycle reminds them to test and turn in their batteries! TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - This fall, Call2Recycle®, Canada's...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:00 ET North American Battery Recycling Reaches New Collection Heights

Battery Collection & Recycling Program Reports 20 Percent Increase ATLANTA, July 21, 2016 /CNW/ - A record 3.3 kilograms (7.3 million pounds) of single-use and rechargeable batteries recycled at the...


Jun 07, 2016, 09:56 ET Back-to-School Battery Recycling Contest 2016 launches across Manitoba!

Take Pride Winnipeg & Call2Recycle motivate schools to lead the charge to recycle batteries WINNIPEG, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. has partnered with Take Pride Winnipeg! Inc. to...


May 11, 2016, 08:00 ET Canadians charged up over battery recycling

One million kilograms of batteries collected in Canada to date! TORONTO, May 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's national consumer battery stewardship organization, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., today announced...


Apr 25, 2016, 07:00 ET Earth Rangers and Call2Recycle Announce the 2016 Battery Blitz School Mission Results!

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Earth Rangers and Call2Recycle® are delighted with the incredible results of their Battery Blitz School Mission Contest, which challenged 50 Greater Toronto...


Apr 22, 2016, 16:13 ET Peel Schools celebrate Earth Day by keeping 2,000 kg of batteries out of landfills

Mississauga's Plum Tree Park Public School wins the Call2Recycle/Power of 10 Battery Challenge by collecting over 300 kg of batteries! MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 22, 2016 /CNW/ - As Canada's national...


Mar 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Springing into Battery Recycling can be Rewarding

Call2Recycle and partners motivate consumers to clean, renew, recycle and win! TORONTO, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. (Call2Recycle®), North America's first and largest consumer...


Mar 14, 2016, 08:00 ET DEWALT and Call2Recycle declare a winner in the National Rechargeable Battery Trade-In Event

Millcreek Branch, Mississauga comes out on top by motivating residents to divert 2,866kg of power tool batteries from landfills MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Residents of Mississauga,...


Feb 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Earth Rangers lead the charge to recycle almost 20,000 batteries in Calgary

Foundations for the Future Academy, Calgary keeps batteries out of Alberta landfills CALGARY, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's national consumer battery recycling stewardship organization, Call2Recycle...


Feb 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Consumers to Lead the Charge for Recycling Batteries on National Battery Day

Battery Stewardship Organization encourages Canadians to Increase Battery Recycling TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle, Inc., North America's first and largest consumer battery stewardship...


Jan 19, 2016, 10:00 ET North American Battery Recycling Program Sets New Record in 2015

Call2Recycle, Inc. recycled more than 5.7-million kilograms of batteries in North America, 2.5-million in Canada TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle, Inc., North America's first and largest...


Dec 16, 2015, 06:00 ET P.E.I. aces join hands to recycle batteries

Stonepark School, Charlottetown, motivates students to collect and win in Call2Recycle's National Waste Ace Contests CHARLOTTETOWN, Dec. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - As Canada's national consumer battery...


Dec 02, 2015, 07:00 ET Winnipeg Public Libraries win hearts and prizes in Call2Recycle's Waste Reduction Week Contest!

West Kildonan Library wins title of 'Winnipeg Waste Ace' WINNIPEG, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle partnered with Winnipeg Public Library to encourage Winnipeggers to keep batteries and cellphones...


Oct 26, 2015, 12:00 ET Canadians can make a powerful difference during Daylight Savings Time

When citizens turn back their clocks on November 1st, RONA and Call2Recycle remind them to turn in their batteries! TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - This Fall, Call2Recycle, Canada's national consumer...


Oct 16, 2015, 09:30 ET Canadians challenged to recycle batteries during Waste Reduction Week

Call2Recycle's National Waste Ace Contests motivate Canadians to recycle hoarded batteries TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - As Canada's national consumer battery recycling stewardship organization,...


Aug 13, 2015, 12:45 ET P.E.I. and Call2Recycle sign agreement to divert batteries from landfills

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's national consumer battery recycling organization, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. and the province of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) are working together to divert...


Aug 06, 2015, 09:59 ET Battery Recycling Charged Up Across North America

Key partners drive collections; Call2Recycle reports more than 5.7 million pounds (2.6 million kilograms) of batteries collected ATLANTA and TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Thanks to consumers,...


Jul 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Elects Norman Clubb as Chairperson of its Board of Directors

TORONTO, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. which operates the country's first and largest consumer battery stewardship program, has elected Norman Clubb as Chairperson of its Board of...


Apr 29, 2015, 09:16 ET Canadians to Benefit as Battery Stewardship Organizations Join Forces

TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians can expect increased clarity and ease around battery recycling as a result of a new collaborative agreement between Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada's...