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More Than 4 Million Pounds of Rechargeable Batteries Collected
Atlanta, GA— The non-profit Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) announced a landmark year for the rechargeable battery recycling industry, collecting more than 4 million pounds of rechargeable batteries in the U.S. and Canada in 2003, an increase of 22 percent from 2002.
Rechargeable batteries power an ever-growing list of cordless electronics products, including cellular and cordless phones, digital cameras, laptop computers, portable DVD and CD players, PDAs and cordless power tools.
RBRC works with national retailers, businesses and community recycling programs to set up convenient drop-off facilities for used rechargeable batteries. National participating retailers include Best Buy, The Home Depot, RadioShack, Sears, Staples, Target, Wal-Mart and many more.