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Battery Industry Leaders Unveil the First Ever Model All Battery Recycling Bill

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Battery Industry Leaders Unveil the First Ever Model All Battery Recycling Bill HARTFORD, CT (June 12, 2014) – Four leading battery interest groups – the Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), the leading battery manufacturers from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), PRBA – The Rechargeable Battery Association and Call2Recycle, Inc. – yesterday unveiled an all-battery model recycling bill. For the first time, diverse battery interest groups joined forces to take shared responsibility for the collection and recycling of all used primary, or single-use batteries, and rechargeable batteries. The bill covers consumer batteries only, such as those found…

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The Corporation for Battery Recycling Helps Shape First National Battery Take-Back Legislation in Vermont

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Corporation for Battery Recycling Helps Shape First National Battery Take-Back Legislation in Vermont New York, NY—May 14, 2014—The Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR) applauds the Vermont Legislature for passing the first collection and recycling law for single-use batteries in the nation. House Bill 695, which now goes to Gov. Peter Shumlin for signing, represents a first step to create laws that keep batteries from landfills. “CBR played a major role in drafting the bill. There is much more to do to create a financially and environmentally sustainable program that could be a model for other states….

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Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR) Officially Releases RFP, Seeking Stewardship Organization to Oversee Voluntary National Household Battery Recycling Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jessica Scadron Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Phone: 415-901-0111 Email: jscadron@fenton.com Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR) Officially Releases RFP, Seeking Stewardship Organization to Oversee Voluntary National Household Battery Recycling Program WASHINGTON, D.C. July 10, 2012 — The Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), a non-profit organization comprised of Duracell, Energizer, Panasonic and Rayovac, the four largest US battery companies, issued a request for proposal that seeks a business partner to steward the collection and recycling of household batteries. The battery group’s work began in 2011 with a full life cycle analysis by MIT of consumer batteries which…

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US Battery Industry Launches Battery Recycling Summit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Erin Garvey Thursday, March 31, 2011 Phone: 415.591.4080 Email: Erin.Garvey@bm.com US BATTERY INDUSTRY LAUNCHES BATTERY RECYCLING SUMMIT Summit to bring all stakeholders—including industry—together to develop national recycling program for alkaline batteries Dallas, TX -– The leading primary battery manufacturers in the U.S today announced that they are sponsoring a U.S. Battery Recycling Summit, to be held in Dallas, TX, on April 5-6, 2011. The Summit is an innovative approach to bringing together a wide variety of experts and other stakeholders to create the foundation for a voluntary nationwide system to recycle alkaline batteries, the most…

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