May 6, 2016
On April 22nd, Raw Materials Company randomly selected five Student Mission winners from more than 300 students that registered during the Challenge year.
April 22, 2016
At 5:00 p.m. the OSBRC Leaderboard will be locked marking the end of this year’s Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge! This year the program reached more than 70,000 students and together they recycled approximately 23,861 kilograms of used household batteries!
April 7, 2016
Since 1875, the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has been providing world-class patient care and research to improve the health and wellbeing of children in Ontario and those living around the world.
March 30, 2016
Springfield Public School didn’t make the Top 10 last year, but a fresh outlook this past October and some renewed buy-in from students and their families has made all the difference this time around.
March 24, 2016
At the beginning of this year’s Challenge, we introduced something called the OSBRC Pledge. The Pledge was created to help schools track their individual recycling efforts against the amount of batteries the average Canadian family uses in a year.
February 18, 2016
Raw Materials Company in partnership with Orange Drop teams up with many Ontario communities to provide people with a convenient option to recycle used household batteries at the curbside. Is your community participating in the collection this spring? Find out here!
February 5, 2016
It’s interesting to see how far we’ve come since Benjamin Franklin and the early experiments that lead to the Voltaic Pile and the batteries we know today. Learn more about how batteries were invented!
January 29, 2016
On Family Day, one lucky student will win a family trip to Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls! Students that complete all five Student Missions before February 15th 2016 at 12:00pm EST will have their name entered into this special prize draw!
January 15, 2016
The New Year is a great time to reflect and to take stock of the choices we make and it’s the perfect time to come up with subtle ways to better ourselves in the year ahead.
December 23, 2015
The first draw for the Gift Cards was held on December 11th at 12:00 p.m. and we’re pleased to announce the five winners!
- OSBRC Student Mission Winners! 5/6/16
- Last Day of the 2015/2016 OSBR Challenge! 4/22/16
- SickKids by the Numbers 4/7/16
- Springfield Public School Recycles 90000 Batteries! 3/30/16
- 13 Schools Recycled the Batteries Consumed by 7352 Canadian Families! 3/24/16
- Visit the archives for more!
- 2013 Minister's Award
- corus entertainment
- Earth Day
- fall 2014
- great wolf lodge
- montgomery village
- national battery day
- port colborne
- smoke alarms
- south hastings
- spring 2014
- spring 2015
- spring 2016
- student missions
- thunder bay
- voltaic pile
- waste reduction