January/February 2019


2018 Collection Results


U.S. consumers recycled 7.2 million pounds of batteries in 2018 through the Call2Recycle® program. These outcomes underscore the program’s mission to responsibly recycle consumer batteries while increasing consumer focus on battery safety. Learn more in our 2018 collections release.

National Battery Day 2019


Get Charged Up for National Battery Day on Monday, February 18th! This annual awareness day is a great opportunity to spotlight battery recycling in your business and community. Visit the National Battery Day webpage for helpful information and promotional resources like ads, social media posts and more.


Steward Spotlight: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation


Our stewards play a key role in driving battery recycling and battery safety in the marketplace, making them invaluable partners. This month we’re shining the steward spotlight on Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, a Call2Recycle partner since 2004. Read about the company and their sustainability efforts in the latest steward spotlight story.

New Year, New Opportunity to Focus on Safety


Make safety a top priority in 2019 by ensuring your organization has completed our brief, 20-minute Charge Up Safety!TM training. As a reminder, the training is mandatory for all actively participating sites. To sign-up for training, email or call 1-877-723-1297.  


WasteAdvantage Media Story


Public education campaigns are a critical component of the Call2Recycle program as they help promote safe battery handling, transport and management. Our CEO and president, Carl Smith, recently shared insights on two key campaigns – Charge Up Safety!TM and Avoid the Spark. Be Battery Safety Smart.TM – with WasteAdvantage Magazine. View the story to learn more.

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