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Ontario Charged up for Curbside Battery Collection This Fall

Ontario Charged up for Curbside Battery Collection This Fall

October 15, 2021

A million homes across Ontario will take part in a curbside collection to recycle used household batteries this fall. The program was created to make battery recycling convenient, and to divert harmful chemicals and reusable materials from Ontario landfills.

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2020-2021 OSBRC Prize Earners Announced!

2020-2021 OSBRC Prize Earners Announced!

September 20, 2021

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge awarded prizes to 13 schools and 11 students after a year-long challenge to recycle batteries. A little more than 990,000 batteries were recycled.

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Ontario’s Fall Curbside Battery Collection Returns

Ontario’s Fall Curbside Battery Collection Returns

October 19, 2020

The Region of Peel kicked off its curbside collection for used household batteries on Monday. Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon are three of 40 Ontario communities taking part in the fall collection to divert household batteries from landfills across the Province.

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2019-2020 OSBRC Winners Announced!

2019-2020 OSBRC Winners Announced!

June 5, 2020

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge created by Raw Materials Company and funded by the battery manufacturers, has announced the 2019 -2020 Challenge winners!

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OSBRC Announces Student Mission Gift Card & Great Wolf Lodge Winners!

OSBRC Announces Student Mission Gift Card & Great Wolf Lodge Winners!

May 22, 2020

On April 22nd, Raw Materials Company randomly selected five student names to receive a $50 Visa gift card as well as the winner of the Great Wolf Lodge draw!

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Kieren of St. Cecilia in Nepean Wins Family Stay at Great Wolf Lodge!

Kieren of St. Cecilia in Nepean Wins Family Stay at Great Wolf Lodge!

March 2, 2020

On February 18th, the OSBRC randomly selected the winner of the first of two draws for a family stay at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls. The winner of the first draw was Kieran of St. Cecilia School in Nepean!

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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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