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Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! on Global News

The Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! program is powered by Call2Recycle Canada. On February 16, 2024, Call2Recycle executive Jon McQuaid appeared on Global News to discuss the importance of recycling your batteries. Watch this segment to learn more about innovative technology that is being used to collect and recycle used batteries.

Celebrating National Battery Day

Celebrating National Battery Day

Every year on February 18th, we celebrate the National Battery Day, to celebrate the batteries that power our daily lives. As we approach National Battery day, it’s important to take some time to appreciate the battery technologies that help to shape the world, but also to remind ourselves of our responsibilities to ...
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Battery Science 101

They power many different things from razors to radios to remote controls. We all use them, but do we really know what batteries are and how they work? One common type of battery is the single-use (primary) battery, which is the type you’ll find in most household devices. These batteries contain chemicals ...
A History of Batteries

A History of Batteries

Believe it or not, there are some ancient artifacts could be called batteries! These artifacts, known as the Baghdad Batteries, existed between 250 BC and 224 AD, and consisted of terracotta pots with copper sheets and iron rods. Although the ancient Parthians did have tablets, they were the kind made of clay, ...
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Call2Recycle partners with four CFL teams to promote battery recycling

Call2Recycle, Canada’s leading battery collection and recycling program, announced today the kick-off of their promotional campaign, “Defend Your Home Turf”, through a partnership with four CFL teams: the BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Montreal Alouettes. Football fans in four provinces will learn about the importance of battery recycling ...