A great addition to any successful recycling program!

Battery waste is generated in small quantities by everyone. The average household produces up to 3 lbs of used batteries each year. Property management companies with 100 or more buildings could easily be disposing of 3,000 lbs of batteries per year.

Engaged Tenants

RMC is looking to place battery recycling containers in buildings where tenants are highly engaged in the recycling process. If you want to provide your tenants with additional opportunities to recycle their waste conveniently, contact us today!

Ontario Based Clients

Raw Materials Company is a registered battery hauler and processor with the Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority (RPRA) under Ontario Regulation 30/20. The collection, transportation and processing of primary and rechargeable consumer batteries in Ontario weighing less than 5kg is funded by battery producers.

Battery Types Accepted

Our Apartment Battery Recycling program accepts a variety of battery types.


The most successful apartment recycling programs all have one thing in common, engaged residents. Engaging your tenants can be challenging considering the high turnover rate in multi-residential buildings.

The best way to get your tenants involved is through effective communication. Sustained messaging and encouragement throughout the year will help make your recycling program routine.

Consider these methods of promotion for your tenants:

  • Posters in the lobby
  • Newsletters, brochures and flyers
  • Information meetings
  • Training sessions and extracurricular events
  • Surveys
  • Door hangers

Waste Management

Raw Materials Company is a licensed collector, transporter, and processor of other lead and mercury bearing wastes such as fluorescent lamps and electronic waste.

Visit waste management and additional services for more information.

Contact us today to get setup on a no cost battery recycling program today!

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Canada: (905) 835-1203
Toll Free: 1-888-WE-REDUCE
Fax: (905) 835-6824

Raw Materials Company Inc.
17 Invertose Drive
Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V5

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