May/June 2018


2017 Call2Recycle U.S. Annual Report


2017 marked another milestone year for Call2Recycle, including a focus on safety, consumer awareness and the introduction of a fee-based, single-use battery recycling offering. We invite you to read the 2017 U.S. annual report, which highlights these changes along with battery collections and financial updates.

Environmental Leader Award


Call2Recycle's Flame Retardant Box liner was named a 2018 Product of the Year by Environmental Leader magazine! This patent-pending liner is in all recycling collection boxes and underscores the program's commitment to safety. Read more in the award press release.


California Battery Safety Campaign


With growing battery-related fires across the country, there is a need for more consumer battery safety education. Supported by industry groups devoted to batteries, electronics and power tools, Call2Recycle recently launched the ‘Avoid the Spark. Be Battery Safety Smart.’ campaign with a media tour in the Bay Area. The tour secured some great coverage, including a story in USA Today.

Stay tuned for campaign updates!

Father’s Day: A Gift for Dad, A Good Deed for the Planet


Why not give a gift to dad while doing something good for the planet? Father's Day is a great opportunity for Call2Recycle retail partners to remind consumers to recycle their old rechargeable batteries while shopping for new gifts and gadgets in their stores. Access promotional materials to help spread the word. It's easier than ever to make Father’s Day memorable and purposeful!


Steward Spotlight: Stanley Black & Decker


Did you know that more than 300 stewards support the Call2Recycle program? Each steward brings unique experience to the table, which adds value and allows for continued innovation. This edition's steward spotlight highlights Stanley Black & Decker and their partnership with Call2Recycle. View the story here.

Recycling Today Story: The Convenience Factor


Convenience is a driving force behind motivation, especially when it comes to changing and influencing behaviors. Battery recycling is a great example. Call2Recycle CEO Carl Smith shares his views on the topic of convenience vs. accessibility in this recent Recycling Today article.


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