Call2Recycle’s “Box-in-Box” program will be expanding from Canada to select US customers in early 2016. The program is designed to speed delivery of our collection boxes and reduce our environmental footprint. Find out more.Read More
While educating consumers about the importance of battery recycling is our focus, just as important, is sharing our expertise with the sustainability industry. Since the start of 2015, we wrote or appeared in several articles on topics from product stewardship to take-back programs and collection best practices. Our aim is to help environmentally-committed audiences understand the battery perspective as part of the broader recycling landscape and to share our best practices. You can read more by clicking on the links ...Read More
Testimony before the Connecticut Environment Committee
By Carl E. Smith, CEO / President, Call2Recycle, Inc.
Raised Bill 6957
March 11, 2015
My name is Carl Smith and I head the non-profit Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s oldest and arguably most successful ...Read More
Battery experts have long believed it was impossible to create a new battery made with recycled battery material while maintaining performance. That was true…until now, a recent breakthrough has proven otherwise. Earlier this month, Energizer released a new line of AA batteries, called Energizer® EcoAdvanced™, that are made with four percent post-consumer battery content. This innovation, that took scientists seven years, proves that high-performance batteries can be made through a ...Read More
Global industrial supply company Grainger defines sustainability as ‘doing business the right way.’
Grainger’s recycling efforts stretch far and wide, and include cardboard, plastic, paper, electronics and, of course, batteries. But for the company, recycling goes beyond sustainability. It’s a way to bring together customers and team members to do their part to protect the environment.
In September 2014, Grainger launched a three-month take-back challenge to its 365 branches in the U.S.. ...Read More