Raw Materials Company has processed and recycled 1,236,846¹ kilograms of batteries in Ontario so far this year.
Please remember to take your used batteries to your nearest drop-off location and help to increase this great number.
¹ The above count includes dry cell primary and rechargeable batteries. This is an approximate figure and is re-calibrated monthly.
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Who is Raw Materials Company?
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.
Learn more about our company.
What's New at RMC?
The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge (OSBRC) just wrapped up its fifth season and for the third time, Springfield Public School has found itself a spot on the podium.
June 11, 2019
OSBRC Makes Donation to SickKids!
On June 10th, student ambassadors from the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, paid a visit to the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto to make a donation to the SickKids Foundation on behalf of all Challenge participants.
On February 20, 2019, the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge selected Ariela of St. Andrew school in Napean as the winner of the Great Wolf Lodge Family Day Prize Draw!
The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place!
To learn more, visit the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge.
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.