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Battery Recycling

Call2Recycle Sets Foot on New Battery Recycling Milestone
Call2Recycle noted that over 61,500 tonnes of batteries have been recycled in the country since…
February 19th 2020
Top Battery Recycling States Revealed on National Battery Day
Local governments have historically bore the burden of managing waste and recycling programs.
February 19th 2020
Call2Recycle: More Than 7.5M Pounds of Batteries Recycled in 2019
Consumers can participate in the program by bringing their used batteries to a convenient drop-off…
January 31st 2020
Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Hits Major Milestone
There is no risk of fire during processing.
January 17th 2020
Battery Industries Prepare GFL to Acquire County Waste of Virginia
There has been some shuffling between the batteries and electronics industries as to when and…
December 12th 2019
Tips for Battery Recycling
A recent survey, commissioned by Call2Recycle and conducted by the Harris Poll, found that about…
December 3rd 2019
Nobel Prize Winner Says Battery Recycling Key to Meeting Electric Car Demand
The next mission for the industry is to increase the amount of solar and wind…
October 11th 2019
Palm Springs, CA Launches Battery Recycling Program
Larger batteries and electronics — such as car batteries — should be taken to the…
June 6th 2019
Call2Recycle Finds Consumer Battery Recycling Habits Need “Recharging”
The survey showed that a majority of Americans may be “wishful recyclers” and that many…
April 24th 2019
How to Better Recycle All Those Batteries? This UC San Diego Professor Has Some Ideas
With $15 million in funding for three years, the program will bring collaborators from universities…
March 11th 2019
LA County Opposes Quemetco's Recycling Site Expansion Plans
Earlier in December last year, the DTSC had ordered Quemetco to conduct additional lead sampling…
February 22nd 2019
U.S. Initiative Seeks New Technologies to Boost Li-Ion Battery Recycling
The production of electric vehicles is expected to see dramatic rise over the next decade.
February 18th 2019
Call2Recycle Recycled 7.2M Pounds of Batteries in 2018
National retail network collections also maintained strong organic collection growth amidst market changes, collecting nearly…
January 28th 2019
DOE Commits to Ramping Up Lithium-ion Battery Recycling
The Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize will encourage American entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions to collecting,…
January 24th 2019
Dissolvable Batteries: What Could They Mean for Recyclers?
Lead investigator Reza Montazami’s transient battery is not ready for prime time, but he and…
January 4th 2019