EAGLEVILLE, PA, January 20, 2011 – In an effort to be an environmentally responsible organization, Streamlight® Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance flashlights, has expanded its participation in Call2Recycle®, to include its U.S. distributors which choose to serve as battery collection sites. By recycling used rechargeable flashlightbatteries through Call2Recycle, the only free rechargeable battery collection program in North America, Streamlight and participating distribution partners are demonstrating their commitment to the environment by adopting green business practices.
“'Going green' is imperative in today's business climate, and Streamlight is proud to offer the opportunity to participate in this program to its U.S. distribution partners,” said Ray Sharrah, Streamlight President and CEO. “Those who choose to serve as battery collection sites will join thousands of businesses nationwide who understand how battery recycling contributes to a healthy and safe environment for our communities."
Rechargeable batteries are a long-lasting, eco-friendly power source for many electronic devices, including flashlights, laptop computers, cell phones, portable scanners and printers, power tools and PDAs. By recycling customers' rechargeable batteries, Streamlight and its participating dealers will prevent the used products from entering the solid waste stream.
Since 1994, more than 50 million pounds of rechargeable batteries have been collected through Call2Recycle. Various federal and state regulations govern the proper disposal of rechargeable batteries and cell phones, naming Call2Recycle in official legislation as the collection method for eco-safe rechargeable battery and cell phone reclamation and recycling.
Headquartered in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment for professional automotive, fire fighting, law enforcement, military, industrial and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For additional information, please call (800) 523-7488 or visit www.streamlight.com.
Call2Recycle® is the only free rechargeable battery and cell phone collection program in North America. Since 1994, Call2Recycle has diverted more than 50 million pounds of rechargeable batteries from local landfills and established a network of 30,000 recycling drop-off locations. Advancing green business practices and environmental sustainability, Call2Recycle is the most active voice promoting eco-safe reclamation and recycling of rechargeable batteries and cell phones. Call2Recycle is operated by the non-profit Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC). Learn more at www.call2recycle.org or 877.2.RECYCLE.