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Ontario’s Consumer Battery Collection and Recycling to get Boost from New Partnership

Ontario’s Consumer Battery Collection and Recycling to get Boost from New Partnership

November 27, 2019

Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. and Raw Materials Company commit to smooth transition to new regulatory environment.

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Ontario Municipalities Provide Curbside Collection for Used Household Batteries

Ontario Municipalities Provide Curbside Collection for Used Household Batteries

October 1, 2019

On Monday, the City of Guelph kicked off its annual curbside collection for single-use household batteries. The Royal City is one of 69 Ontario municipalities that provides this convenient collection option to help its residents recycle this common waste.

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Circular Economy Solution to Waste Batteries

Circular Economy Solution to Waste Batteries

August 7, 2019

Raw Materials Company has been Independently audited under the CSA Group Guideline - CSA SPE-890-15.

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Springfield Public School Recycles Most Batteries in Provincial Challenge!

Springfield Public School Recycles Most Batteries in Provincial Challenge!

June 13, 2019

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.

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OSBRC Makes Donation to SickKids!

OSBRC Makes Donation to SickKids!

June 11, 2019

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.

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Nepean Student Wins the OSBRC Great Wolf Lodge Family Day Prize Draw!

Nepean Student Wins the OSBRC Great Wolf Lodge Family Day Prize Draw!

March 13, 2019

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!

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Lockview Park Community Garden Wraps up Second Growing Season!

Lockview Park Community Garden Wraps up Second Growing Season!

October 19, 2018

It was another successful growing season at the Lockview Park Community Garden in support of the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre. In its second year, the volunteer run garden added more than a tonne of fresh produce to the Food Bank’s pantry.

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Battery Recycling at the Curb Contributes to Ontario’s Circular Economy

Battery Recycling at the Curb Contributes to Ontario’s Circular Economy

October 3, 2018

This fall, dozens of communities across Ontario will take part in a curbside collection to recycle single-use household batteries.

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OSBRC Raises Funds for SickKids Foundation!

OSBRC Raises Funds for SickKids Foundation!

June 20, 2018

On June 20th, a small group of student representatives from the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, travelled to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto to make a donation to SickKids Foundation.

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Kingston School Defends OSBRC Title!

Kingston School Defends OSBRC Title!

June 14, 2018

For the second time in as many years, students and teachers at Quintilian School in Kingston were crowned champions of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge.

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