County of Wellington named Leader in Sustainability.

by | Feb 15, 2023 | Local News

The County of Wellington has been named by Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. as a 2022 Leader in Sustainability.The Leader in Sustainability Award is granted each year to organizations that display exceptional commitment to battery recycling. The County of Wellington Solid Waste Services Division collected 10,081 kilograms of household batteries through the Call2Recycle® programme during 2022, making it one of the programme’s top-performing partners.This is the second year in a row Wellington County has received this award. Warden Andy Lennox said, “This award recognizes the residents of Wellington County and their commitment to protect our environment and keep hazardous materials out of our landfill.”Since 1997, Call2Recycle has diverted almost 40 million kilograms of batteries from Canadian landfills and meets or exceeds the most rigorous recycling standards for safe battery recycling and management.More information about the County’s battery collection and hazardous waste services is available at For more information on the programme, visit

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