Panasonic Receives Call2Recycle’s 2022 Top 100 Leader in Sustainability Award
NEWARK, N.J. – Panasonic Corporation of North America is pleased to announce their recognition by Call2Recycle as a 2022 Top 100 Leader in Sustainability. The Leader in Sustainability award is presented annually to top performing Call2Recycle program participants who excel with their battery recycling efforts.
In 2022, almost 8 million pounds of consumer batteries were collected and recycled through Call2Recycle, including over 3 million pounds of lithium-ion batteries, the highest number of lithium-ion batteries collected in the program’s history. Panasonic’s commitment to battery recycling contributed to a 4% increase from 2021 in rechargeable batteries collected by Call2Recycle.
“With a growing reliance on batteries, especially with the increasing popularity of e-transport, it reinforces the importance of sustainable, safe, and responsible battery disposal practices,” said Leo Raudys, CEO & President of Call2Recycle, Inc. “It is encouraging to see a growing awareness of battery recycling and sustainable practices from organizations across the U.S., including Panasonic. We thank Panasonic for taking action to make a positive impact on the environment and are proud to recognize them as a 2022 Leader in Sustainability.”
Consumer battery recycling is an easy and impactful activity to protect people, property and the environment. Learn how to get started and find a battery recycling location near you by visiting call2recycle.org.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world serving consumers and also by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chain and Smart Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2022, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at https://na.panasonic.com.
About Call2Recycle, Inc.
Call2Recycle is the country’s premier battery collection and recycling program delivering on its purpose to safely transition communities to a battery-powered world through climate responsible solutions. Founded in 1994, the not-for-profit organization has safely and responsibly collected and recycled over 145 million pounds of batteries across the U.S. Visit us at call2recycle.org.