Raw Materials Company has a facility in Buffalo, New York to better serve its U.S. customers.

Please visit our US/International Client Information page for important information on:

  • Ownership & Liability Regarding Waste
  • Transportation
  • Canada/US Import & Export Documents

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Raw Materials Company was established in 1985 on a belief and vision that all consumer batteries need to be recycled responsibly and not discarded into municipal landfills, regardless of type.

Our focus has always been to find recycling solutions that are not only economical, but also solutions that are considered socially and environmentally sustainable. Our technology is forever evolving as we push ourselves to stay on pace with advances in battery manufacturing.

RMC was one of the first environmental companies to receive the ISO 14001 accreditation. RMC has been ISO 14001 registered since 2000.

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What's New at RMC?

November 25, 2016
RMC President Named Executive of the Year by the Ontario Waste Management Association

James Ewles, President of Raw Materials Company has been named Canadian Waste Sector Executive of the Year by the Ontario Waste Management Association

November 3, 2016
Curbside Battery Recycling Gives a Jolt to Ontario Recycling Rates!

Beginning next week, many Ontario communities will be hosting a special collection to recycle used household batteries at the curbside


September 6, 2016
Local Companies Work with City to Grow Fresh Produce for the Food Bank!

Two local companies have joined forces with the City of Port Colborne and Port Cares to build and manage a community garden at Lockview Park with the fresh produce going to the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre.

A stewardship program requires manufacturers of certain consumer products to take financial and environmental responsibility for the end of life management of those products once they reach their end of useful life.

End of life management refers to the collection and recycling of the materials from consumers and commercial generators.

To learn more, visit our Stewardship Programs page.