Oregon Battery Stewardship Activities

Oregon Rechargeable Battery Stewardship

The 2013 Oregon Rechargeable Battery BillHB 2938, requiring rechargeable battery manufacturers to establish a recycling program for rechargeable batteries, was introduced on Feb. 18, heard in the House Committee on Energy and Environment Feb. 28 and April 16but did not move forward and is dead.

Industry Support for Rechargeable Battery Stewardship

Call2Recycle is the rechargeable battery industry's voluntary stewardship program that is supporting a bill to authorize the rechargeable battery industry to manage and finance the recycling of used rechargeable batteries. Call2Recycle created the following factsheets: