DEWALT, a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools, announces National Power Tool Battery Recycling Month. During the month of October, users who recycle any power tool battery at one of DEWALT’s 87 service centers will receive a $10 discount on battery purchases.
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization
dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries and old cell phones, has
with recycling bins to place in each of its service centers. Users can recycle Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd),
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Lithium Ion (Li-ion) batteries from any
battery manufacturer at service center locations nationwide. RBRC will then collect the batteries and
recycle them for future use through its Call2Recycle
As a way
to generate awareness and increase participation in the program, DEWALT will provide the discount for battery purchases to
users who recycle their batteries during the month of October.
leading manufacturer of cordless power tools, DeWALT
has grown its relationship with RBRC throughout the years and is pleased to
announce its support of power tool recycling month,” commented Jason McNeil, DEWALT product manager.
“Recycling batteries is environmentally responsible and we are dedicated to
making this program a success. We feel
that providing an incentive to end users is a great way to bring focus to this
important initiative and make recycling batteries a long term habit for
To date, DEWALT
has collected more than 3,792,000 pounds of rechargeable batteries.
DEWALT Introduces National Power Tool Battery Recycling Month
September 15, 2008