Product Stewardship Evolves as Industry Imperative

Recycling is becoming part of our daily routine. We are collecting paper, aluminum, glass, rubber, and batteries for recycling.  These recycling efforts, voluntary or imposed, might be interpreted as product stewardship or being good stewards of our environment by keeping materials out of the landfill.  However, the product stewardship concept goes beyond the simple view…

Omnichannel Retail Stresses Demand New Tools

Delivering an omnichannel experience to customers has become newest Holy Grail for retailers. At the same time, trying to use old tools and processes to meet these new service level demands creates nothing but headaches. Omnichannel refers to the standard of offering a seamless brand experience to the consumer across all channels: retail store, Internet,…

Leading Battery Companies Select Call2Recycle to Manage Nation’s First Single-Use Battery Recycling Program in Vermont

Atlanta–Call2Recycle, Inc. , North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, has been selected by 11 initial companies to develop, implement and promote a mandated single-use battery recycling program in Vermont. Vermont is the first state to require single-use manufacturers to develop a program for collecting and recycling spent primary batteries (including AA, C,…

Top Technology Deserves a Flawless Launch

The appetite for electronics among high-tech consumers appears endless as newer technology enters the market. This year, 3D printers and wearable fitness monitors have the spotlight. Next year, it may be smart eyewear. Revenue from sales of these and other high-tech items is likely to notch a record north of $223.2 billion in 2015, according…