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8th Annual OSBRC Starts Today!

October 18, 2021

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, by Raw Materials Company, started today and it’s scheduled to run until May 13, 2022. Its purpose is to teach students and their families about the proper way to handle and store household batteries.

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Fall 2021

September 22, 2021

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this fall? See the list of Ontario communities scheduled for Fall 2021!

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OSBRC Wraps up Earth Day!

March 30, 2021

There is only three weeks left to recycle batteries before the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge wraps up on Earth Day - April 22nd, 2021. So far, 96 Ontario schools have recycled 727,232 batteries! 

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Spring 2021

February 23, 2021

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this spring? Click here to see the list of Ontario communities scheduled for Spring 2021!

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National Battery Day - February 18th!

February 18, 2021

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!

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Recycle Batteries to Support SickKids Foundation VS Campaign!

February 8, 2021

Since 1875, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has provided children and their families with world-class care, support and research to improve the health and wellbeing of children living in Ontario and around the world. 

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Congratulations Aiden! First Battery Boss of the Year!

November 17, 2020

Folks, it’s official! The first Battery Boss of the 2020-2021 Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is Aiden of Springfield Public School!

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7th Annual OSBRC Starts Today!

October 19, 2020

It’s Waste Reduction Week which marks the first day of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge (OSBRC) provided by Raw Materials Company of Port Colborne, Ontario.

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Fall 2020

September 22, 2020

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this fall? See the list of Ontario communities scheduled for Fall 2020!

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Spring 2020

February 25, 2020

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this spring? See the list of Ontario communities scheduled for Spring 2020!

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