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Can you imagine a life without batteries?

February 18, 2022

It’s hard to imagine, isn’t it? If you’re like me, you depend on batteries everyday. They're all around us. The battery in our watches keeps us on time like the battery in our cellphones keeps us in touch. You could say that batteries power our lives or empower us to live better lives.

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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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Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge Wraps up April 19th!

April 2, 2019

This is it, there are only a few short weeks left before April 19th, 2019 (Friday before Earth Day) which marks the last day of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

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Congratulations Violet of Port Rowan - First Battery Boss of the Year!

November 5, 2018

It wasn’t even the end of the very first day before Violet of Port Rowan Public School completed her fifth mission to become the first Battery Boss of the Challenge!

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4th Annual OSBRC Starts Today!

October 16, 2017

In its fourth year, the OSBRC has grown into a community of thoughtful citizens. A group of schools working toward a common goal to recycle as many batteries as they use each year. 

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Fall 2017

September 29, 2017

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this fall? Click here to see the list of Ontario communities scheduled for fall 2017!

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Last Day of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge

April 21, 2017

At 5:00 p.m. the OSBRC Leaderboard was frozen, marking the end of this year’s Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge! The program reached 70,000 students again this year, only you recycled almost 10,000 more kilograms! 

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Honora Wins OSBRC Great Wolf Lodge Family Day Prize Draw!

March 9, 2017

On an unseasonably warm March morning, Wiley the Wolf ventured far from his den to pay a special visit to St. Cecilia Catholic School in Toronto to present a sixth grade student named Honora with a family trip to Great Wolf Lodge!

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Spring 2017

February 20, 2017

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this spring? Click here to see the list of Ontario communities scheduled for spring 2017!

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Great Wolf Lodge Prize Draw Coming Up February 20th, 2017!

February 2, 2017

Speaking for all of us here at Raw Materials Company, one of the most rewarding parts of our job is seeing the smiling faces on all the students that have submitted Student Missions over the years.

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