Recycling in Canada

Secondary Battery Recycling Market 2019-2023 | Self-sustainability Of Battery to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:00pm

Our secondary battery recycling market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our secondary battery recycling market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies rising stewardship collaboration for battery recycling as one of the prime reasons driving the secondary battery recycling market growth during the next few years.
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More than 7.5 Million Pounds of Batteries Recycled in U.S. in 2019 by Call2Recycle®

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:30pm

Participating retail sites collected more than 3.3 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 7 percent from 2018, and municipalities collected more than 1.7 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 18 percent from 2018.

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  • Participating retail sites collected more than 3.3 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 7 percent from 2018, and municipalities collected more than 1.7 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 18 percent from 2018.
  • Residents of Vermont, the first U.S. state requiring primary battery producers to finance a collection and recycling program for single-use batteries, recycled more than 166,000 pounds of rechargeable and single-use batteries.
  • Since launching its partnership in 2016 with Call2Recycle, Inc. as its appointed stewardship organization, more than 500,000 pounds of batteries have been collected and recycled in Vermont.
  • Before dropping off their batteries for recycling, consumers should review tips on how to safely prepare their batteries.

GreenMantra® Technologies Elects Donald Wiseman and Adam Shepherd To its Board of Directors

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 1:43pm

BRANTFORD, Ontario, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that upcycles and transforms recycled plastics into value added specialty polymers,announces the appointment of Donald Wiseman and Adam Shepherd to its board of directors.

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  • BRANTFORD, Ontario, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that upcycles and transforms recycled plastics into value added specialty polymers,announces the appointment of Donald Wiseman and Adam Shepherd to its board of directors.
  • Wiseman is president of Tundra Companies, a Minnesota-based producer of advanced polymers and composites.
  • Shepherd serves aspresident of Celina Capital Corporation, a Toronto-based family office that specializes in investment in private operating companies.
  • "We are pleased to have Don and Adam join our board of directors," said Jodie Morgan, chief executive officer of GreenMantra Technologies.

Lowe's Canada Receives Leader In Sustainability Award From Call2Recycle Canada

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 11:01am

Call2Recycle recognizes the exceptional commitment of RONA, Reno-Depot and Lowe's stores across Canada to battery recycling in 2018

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  • Call2Recycle recognizes the exceptional commitment of RONA, Reno-Depot and Lowe's stores across Canada to battery recycling in 2018
    BOUCHERVILLE, QC, May 2,2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Lowe's Canada, one of Canada's leading home improvement companies,was recently named a 2018 Leader in Sustainability by Call2Recycle Canada, Canada's national consumer battery collection and recycling program.
  • The annual Leader in Sustainability Awards recognize organizations for their environmental commitment and collection of the highest volume of used batteries in 2018 through Call2Recycle.
  • "Lowe's Canada's family of banners has collected 755,000 kg of batteries since 2001, and this is our 7th year receiving Call2Recycle's Leader in Sustainability Award.
  • "Lowe's Canada's active participation in the Call2Recycle used battery collection program is a great example of their commitment and work to encourage and promote sustainability," said Joe Zenobio, President of Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. "We're proud to recognize Lowe's Canada as a leader in sustainability and congratulate them for their battery recycling contributions."

More Than 7 Million Pounds of Batteries Diverted from Landfills and Recycled in 2018

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:01pm

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. consumers recycled 7.2 million pounds of batteries in 2018 through the Call2Recycle program, according to the organization.

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  • ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. consumers recycled 7.2 million pounds of batteries in 2018 through the Call2Recycle program, according to the organization.
  • Since the program's inception in 1994, more than 115 million pounds of batteries have been collected and recycled in the U.S.
  • National retail network collections also maintained strong organic collection growth amidst market changes, collecting nearly 2.8 million pounds of batteries.
  • This includes more than 94,000 pounds of single-use batteries in 2018 an increase of 16 percent over 2017.

Canadians are going green: Call2Recycle Canada diverts record number of batteries in 2018

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

Canadian's total battery collections weighed in at more than 2.7 million kilograms, with regulated provinces, BritishColumbia, Manitoba and Quebec leading the charge.

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  • Canadian's total battery collections weighed in at more than 2.7 million kilograms, with regulated provinces, BritishColumbia, Manitoba and Quebec leading the charge.
  • Quebec residents collected the most, recycling almost 1.2 million kilograms of used batteries, a 15 per cent increase over 2017.
  • Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. is a non-profit organization that collects and recycles batteries at no cost for municipalities, businesses and consumers.
  • Since 1997, Call2Recycle has diverted 19 million kilograms of batteries from the solid waste stream and established more than 8,800 collection sites throughout Canada.

Prince Edward Island approves Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. as its official single-use and rechargeable battery stewardship program

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada's leading consumer battery collection and recycling organization, has been approved by the Prince Edward Island Department of Communities, Land and Environment as a regulated battery stewardship program to collect and recycle consumer batteries.

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  • TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., Canada's leading consumer battery collection and recycling organization, has been approved by the Prince Edward Island Department of Communities, Land and Environment as a regulated battery stewardship program to collect and recycle consumer batteries.
  • "Since 1997, we have operated a very successful voluntary battery recycling program in P.E.I.
  • and are now pleased to form an official partnership," said Joe Zenobio, President of Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. "We applaud the P.E.I.
  • The provincially-mandated program, launchingon April 1, 2019, creates the opportunity to further drive awareness about battery recycling across the province.

GreenMantra Technologies® to Introduce Ceranovus® Polymer Additives for Wood Plastic Composite Lumber at Deck Expo 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 1:31pm

BRANTFORD, Ontario, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces value-added waxes and polymer additives from recycled plastics,is introducing its Ceranovus additives for wood plastic composite (WPC) lumber at the Deck Expo 2018 on October 9-11 in Baltimore.

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  • BRANTFORD, Ontario, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces value-added waxes and polymer additives from recycled plastics,is introducing its Ceranovus additives for wood plastic composite (WPC) lumber at the Deck Expo 2018 on October 9-11 in Baltimore.
  • Ceranovus A-Series polymer additives can provide WPC manufacturers with both formulation and operational cost savings.
  • In WPC lumber, Ceranovus polyethylene and polypropylene polymer additives can:
    GreenMantra's Ceranovus polymer additives are also used in polymer-modified asphalt roofing and roads as well as in rubber compounding, polymer processing and adhesive applications.
  • To learn more about the benefits of using Ceranovus A-Series additives in WPC lumber, visit GreenMantra Technologies at DeckExpo, Booth #738.

York University study finds recycling bags better than carts at reducing contamination and program costs

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00am

TORONTO, June 13,2018 /CNW/ - Recycling bags could be key to righting Canada's recycling woes, reducing contamination, and capturing lost revenue, according to a new study by researchers at York University.

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  • TORONTO, June 13,2018 /CNW/ - Recycling bags could be key to righting Canada's recycling woes, reducing contamination, and capturing lost revenue, according to a new study by researchers at York University.
  • To put it in contrast, cities like Toronto, Edmonton and Halifax, have reported upwards of 20 per cent contamination.
  • The York study found that contamination was eight per cent lower in bag-based, or bag and box-based systems when contrasted with cart or box-based systems.
  • He points out that urban centres like Halifax and Edmonton already include bags as part of their recycling programs.

Battery Safety Campaign Raises Awareness to Help Prevent Safety Incidents

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

ATLANTA, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --To educate consumers on safe battery handling and recycling practices, Call2Recycle , North America's first and largest consumer battery recycling program, is launching a battery safety campaign in conjunction with industry partners and Bay Area recycling centers and waste facilities.

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  • ATLANTA, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --To educate consumers on safe battery handling and recycling practices, Call2Recycle , North America's first and largest consumer battery recycling program, is launching a battery safety campaign in conjunction with industry partners and Bay Area recycling centers and waste facilities.
  • Despite having battery laws in place, many Californians remain unaware of the 'hidden dangers' tied to their used batteries.
  • All this points to the need for increased awareness and education around battery safety.
  • To address this matter, Call2Recycle and its industry partners are leading the way to educate the public about battery safety.