Battery waste is accumulated in small quantities by everyone. The average household uses about 3 lbs of batteries every year. Property management companies with 100 or more buildings could easily be disposing thousands of pounds every year.
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.
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
- Training sessions and extracurricular events
- Door hangers
Roll out your new recycling program with a simple strategy and a collection of posters found here.
Raw Materials Company is a licensed collector, transporter, and processor of other lead and mercury bearing wastes such as fluorescent lamps and electronic waste.
Contact us and start a recycling program today!
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Did you know?
Used batteries make up less than 1% of all waste found in municipal landfills. That 1% of batteries is responsible for 88% of all the toxic heavy metals found in the landfill.
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