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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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Ontario Schools Ahead at the Holiday!

November 29, 2016

We're halfway through the seventh week and so far the pace has been spectacular! To date, OSBRC schools have recycled 7,450 kilograms!

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13 Schools Recycled the Batteries Consumed by 7352 Canadian Families!

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.

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Let's Commit to a Sustainable 2016!

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.

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Student Mission Prize Draw Winners!

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!

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Out with the Old, In with the New! Recycling After the Holiday

February 9, 2015

The next time you plan a shopping trip, maybe to buy batteries, search for a retail location that provides you with a recycling service. There are more than 4000 locations to serve you across Ontario, find one here!

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