Battery Recycling Corporation Recognizes Indiana's Efforts

Date: November 7, 2002

Source: News Room

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries, has awarded the Indiana Household Hazardous Waste Task Force its second annual National Community Recycling Leadership Award, with special recognition being given to the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District in Indiana. In 2001, IHHWTF collected nearly 11,800 pounds of rechargeable batteries. In a year and a half, the number of communities in Indiana participating in the RBRC collection program has increased 325 percent. There are now over 350 collection sites in Indiana that accept rechargeable batteries.
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