Curbside Battery Recycling Program
Battery waste is generated in small quantities by everyone. The average person produces between 1 and 3 pounds of used batteries each year.
Unfortunately, many batteries are still set out with the regular trash because of limited awareness or access to convenient recycling programs.
The good news is, over 95% of people surveyed said that they would recycle their batteries if it were more convenient.
Curbside Battery Recycling is the Solution!
The Curbside Battery Recycling program "Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead!" is designed to piggy back on any municipal curbside program.
- A battery recycling bag is sent to participating residents via the mail or delivered by the collection company.
- Following the directions on the bag, it's filled with used batteries and sealed using the zip tab.
- On a dedicated recycling day the bag is set out for proper recycling.
Let's team up! Our helpful staff can work with you and your team on all stages of this innovative program. From promotion to consolidation, we're here to support you and your program!
- Support with promotions
- Logistical support (collection pails and consolidation drums)
Download our Municipal Curbside Brochure.
Guinness World Record
In November of 2012, the Regional Municipality of Durham Ontario broke the Guinness World Record for the Most batteries collected in 24 hours! They collected 11, 221 lbs in 24 hours and a total of 58,778 lbs in 5 days of collection!
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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.
Find out more about our technology and how together we are turning waste into a valuable resource.