More than 7.5M pounds of batteries recycled in US in 2019

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Atlanta-based Call2Recycle Inc., a consumer battery stewardship organization, has reported that more than 7.5 million pounds of batteries were responsibly recycled in the U.S. in 2019. The Call2Reycle program achieved a 5 percent increase for all consumer batter recycled from 2018, with rechargeable battery collections growing 13 percent. Participating retail sites collected more than 3.3 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 7 percent from 2018, and municipalities collected more than 1.7 million pounds of batteries, an increase of 18 percent from 2018.

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