Just When We Thought Industry Wouldn’t Self Regulate…

Over the years the demand for better and more reliable rechargeable batteries has skyrocketed along with our need for portable power to charge the plethora of digital lifelines now attached to our hip. While many advancements have been made in the devices we use, and the rechargeable battery that powers them, a growing problem emerges. What do we do with the batteries when they have finally given up the ghost or been superseded by that newest piece of kit we simply had to have? When we consider the size of the problem, even plastic water bottle numbers are left in the dust. We may all use a bottle a day, but more than likely we use at least three batteries a day and generally think nothing of hurling them into the trash when they die or we replace them. So what do we do with them? Well thanks to a group of forward thinking industry leaders, who decided to fix the problem their products could potentially create, gave birth to Call2Recycle® a not-for-profit program funded … Continued