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Battery Recycling 'Victory' in North America

Battery Recycling 'Victory' in North America

To date in 2015, some 2600 tonnes of batteries have been collected for recycling in the USA and Canada via the network of consumer battery stewardship organisation Call2Recycle. This year-on-year increase of 6% represents a 'significant environmental victory' and means battery collections 'are on target to grow for the 19th consecutive year', it states.

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 simple and convenient', the organisation claims.

Continue reading at Recycling International

TAGS: E-Waste
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