Safety is a core tenet of the Call2Recycle® program and is reflected in every aspect of our daily operations. We are committed to the safety of the employees, collection sites, transporters, industry stewards, sorters and processors involved in the used battery collection and recycling process. As the premier U.S. battery recycling program, Call2Recycle is continually improving its safety policies and best practices to ensure we protect both people and the environment.

We invite you to join us and Charge Up Safety in your recycling efforts! This safety portal shares our best practices and resources on how to improve recycling safety, whether you are a large business, municipality, retailer, community center or consumer. Test your knowledge with our safety training lesson. Find out why damaged batteries require special packaging. Download our collection site guidelines. Get ready to charge up the safety of your recycling!

Collections & Shipping

Learn about the essential aspects of handling, collecting and shipping used household batteries, whether you are shipping in boxes or bulk.


Safety Training

Test your safety knowledge, including how to bag and tape batteries, what containers are acceptable and what mistakes to avoid in preparing batteries for shipping.


Damaged, Defective & Recalled Batteries

Find out what to do with your damaged, defective or recalled batteries, which require special packaging requirements.


FAQs & Resources

Charge up your recycling safety by reading common safety questions and visiting links to other safety resources.