“Drop & Shop” Retail Recycling Programs Provide Great “Environment” for Consumers

Over half of those returning batteries to stores stay to shop

US and Canadian consumer recycling habitsATLANTA (November 20, 2012) Of those who “drop and shop,” 51% in the U.S. and 56% in Canada go beyond replacing what they just recycled to shop and buy other items, according to a recent study commissioned by Call2Recycle®, a product stewardship organization managing the only no-cost battery and cellphone collection program in North America. ...

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Issues Updated “Green Guides” – What You Should Know

As consumers become more environmentally aware, the marketplace has stepped up to meet demand by competing for your attention with labels and badges claiming to be “eco-friendly,” “recyclable,” and/or “green.” But a new and improved product with “50% more recycled content” may not be what it claims to be if only 3% of its total makeup comes from recycled content. And what is actually “Recyclable” if a claim doesn’t indicate whether it is referring to the product or the packaging ...

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Recycling surveys offer some surprising results – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the seventh installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
Municipalities Struggle with Hazardous Household Waste – May 14,2012
When to Sort the Recyclables – May 11, 2012
Tips for Recyclable Collection and Take-Back Programs at Retailers – May 9, 2012
Product Stewardship ...

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Product Stewardship Must Be a Shared Responsibility – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the third installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
What is product stewardship? – May 3, 2012
Responsible Recycling – May 1, 2012


Product stewardship must be a shared responsibility

In our previous post we ...

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What is product stewardship? – Waste & Recycling News

Call2Recycle CEO & President, Carl Smith, will be a guest blogger for the month of May on Waste & Recycling News. This is the second installment, bookmark this site and check back for new posts each week.

Recent Posts:
Responsible Recycling – May 1, 2012


What is product stewardship?

Some of us are old enough to remember collecting glass bottles for the deposit no matter where in the U.S. ...

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