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Ontario Schools Ahead at the Holiday!

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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Congratulations Antonio! First Battery Boss of the year!

Congratulations Antonio! First Battery Boss of the year!

October 27, 2016

The Challenge just started and we already have our first Battery Boss of the year! Congratulations Antonio!

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3rd Annual Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge Starts Today!

3rd Annual Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge Starts Today!

October 17, 2016

It’s that time of year, Waste Reduction Week and the first day of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge! Welcome back everyone!

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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Fall 2016

Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Fall 2016

October 4, 2016

Will you be recycling your dead batteries at the curb this fall? Click here to see the list of Ontario communities scheduled for Fall 2016!

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OSBRC Student Mission Winners!

OSBRC Student Mission Winners!

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.

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Last Day of the 2015/2016 OSBR Challenge!

Last Day of the 2015/2016 OSBR Challenge!

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!

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SickKids by the Numbers

SickKids by the Numbers

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.

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Springfield Public School Recycles 90000 Batteries!

Springfield Public School Recycles 90000 Batteries!

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.

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13 Schools Recycled the Batteries Consumed by 7352 Canadian Families!

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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Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Spring 2016

Batteries Dead? Recycle Instead! Spring 2016

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!

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