Cellphones and their batteries are one of the easiest electronics to recycle. They can be refurbished for resale or recycled and the materials used in new products.
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Okanagan College - Salmon Arm is proud to continue their sustainability efforts and support for the environment by responsibly recycling through the Call2Recycle® program.
Thank you for helping protect our natural resources!
Call2Recycle, Inc. (Call2Recycle) is North America's premier product stewardship organization dedicated to minimizing the environmental impacts of products in the marketplace. Operating across Canada and the U.S., its marquee battery recycling program, Call2Recycle, is the oldest and largest consumer battery stewardship program in North America. The program collects and recycles batteries and cellphones for retailers, municipalities, businesses and consumers through its wide network of collection sites, Call2Recycle has diverted millions of pounds of batteries and cellphones from the solid waste stream since its inception.
Single-use batteries are not reusable when they lose their charge. They are commonly found in remotes controls, car keyless entry remotes, watches, pacemakers, hearing aids, memory backup fire alarm devices, toys, etc.
Rechargeable batteries are commonly found in cordless power tools, cordless phones, laptops, cellphones, cameras, two-way radios, biomedical equipment, etc.