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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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National Battery Day - February 18th!

National Battery Day - February 18th!

February 5, 2016

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 Your Batteries for a Chance to Win a Family Trip to Great Wolf Lodge!

Recycle Your Batteries for a Chance to Win a Family Trip to Great Wolf Lodge!

January 29, 2016

On Family Day, one lucky student will win a family trip to Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls! Students that complete all five Student Missions before February 15th 2016 at 12:00pm EST will have their name entered into this special prize draw!

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Let's Commit to a Sustainable 2016!

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!

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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