Call2Recycle

A partner of the non-profit product stewardship programme Call2Recycle, Home Depot provides a take-back recycling service at its 2000-plus stores across the USA and Canada. In total, the chain has...
This major environmental achievement marks the 20th consecutive year of increased collections by Call2Recycle, contributing to the 129 million pounds (58 500 tonnes) of batteries diverted from...
Around 6.7 billion batteries were sold into US markets in 2014, weighing 242.7 million kilograms, said a new report commissioned by North American battery collection scheme Call2Recycle, which...
According to Stengs, it was still unclear who ought to be 'punished' for failure to meet the EU's mandatory 45% collection target by the end of this year. 'Instead of offering transparency about each...
This year, recycling dedication from retailers grew 17%, while support from municipalities was up 147%. The growing commitment resulted in the collection of almost 2.5 million pounds worth of...
A total of 7.1 million pounds (3200 tonnes) of batteries was collected in the USA last year, with the Great Lakes states and mountain regions seeing the most growth at, respectively, 12% and 11%....
According to battery type, 2014 sales totalled: some US$ 35 billion for lead-acid batteries; US$ 19 billion for Li-ion batteries; just over US$ 2 billion for NiMH; and US$ 1 billion for NiCd. Pillot...
With approximately 90% of both US and Canadian residents living within 15 kilometres of one of Call2Recycle’s 34 000-plus public drop-off locations, battery recycling has become 'increasingly...
Formerly a major in the US Marine Corps, Michaels recently served as a director of logistics at wind turbine manufacturer Ogin Energy. In his new position, he will be responsible for driving...
Call2Recycle, which has operations across Canada, focuses on consumer single-use and rechargeable batteries weighing less than 5 kg, while the CBA mainly deals in lead-acid batteries of all sizes,...
‘While green guilt is on the rise overall, women (39%) and younger respondents aged 18-44 (45%) were even more likely to experience it,’ says Call2Recycle. The ‘good news’ is...
Thompson will report directly to Battery Solutions′ ceo Thomas Bjarnemark, who says he will become an ′integral member′ of the management team thanks to his experience of rare earth...
Looking at the industry from a pan-European perspective, the EU Battery Directive is 'more relevant at the present time', stated European Commission representative José Rizo. In Hamburg, he presented...
The appointment coincides with the group′s 20th anniversary and is said to mark ′the beginning of an organisational initiative to develop new growth areas outside of battery recycling...
While some municipal governments and private organisations in the USA are already collecting and recycling single-use batteries on a voluntary basis, their efforts are largely inconsistent and...
The 2014 roll-out of nationwide collections follows a successful pilot programme. It will collect consumer single-use and rechargeable batteries from various Canadian federal government agencies and...
Mobile phones are the items most frequently hidden away at the bottom of the cupboard, representing 46% of the total, the survey reports. Also high on the list of electrical equipment that is no...

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