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September 12, 2014 10:00 ET

Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. Elects Daniel Hutter to Board of Directors

Spectrum Brands' Division Vice President, Global EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) and Compliance Assurance Joins Call2Recycle Canada Board

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 12, 2014) - Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. which operates one of the oldest and most successful stewardship programs in North America, has elected Daniel Hutter to its Board of Directors. Hutter, who currently serves as Division Vice President, Global EHS and Compliance Assurance for Spectrum Brands, was chosen for his industry expertise in product responsibility and environmental design. Spectrum Brands, a global consumer products company with market-leading brands including Rayovac®, has served on the Call2Recycle Canada Board of Directors for the past four years.

"Daniel has a great deal of experience in understanding the role of sustainability within organizations which include Fortune 500 companies with international footprints," said Joe Zenobio, Executive Director of Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. "His expertise will help us continue to implement our business plan to help grow options for battery recycling in Canada while implementing programs that exceed the most rigorous recycling standards in the world for the safe recycling and management of batteries."

Hutter brings nearly 16 years of experience in corporate responsibility and sustainability to the Board. Prior to joining Spectrum Brands, he led enterprise supply chain risk, compliance, and environmental standards activities for Kohl's.

As a member of the Board, Hutter will be involved in shaping the overall strategic direction and advising growth strategies for the Call2Recycle Canada program. Call2Recycle Canada is already the preferred battery recycling program for the Canadian federal government, and many major retailers, along with status as the approved battery recycling program in British Columbia, Manitoba and Quebec.

About Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. 
Supported by over 200+ battery and battery-powered product stewards, Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. is a non-profit organization that collects and recycles batteries at no cost for municipalities, businesses and consumers. Since 1997, Call2Recycle has diverted over 7.5 million kilograms of batteries and cellphones from the solid waste stream and established 7,000 collection sites throughout Canada. A leader in its field, Call2Recycle was built upon a commitment to environmental sustainability and meets or exceeds the most rigorous recycling standards for the safe recycling and management of batteries. Learn more at http://www.call2recycle.ca or call 1.888.224.9764.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Tia Thomas
    Consultant
    Environics Communications
    Email contact (416) 969-2729

    Jennifer Childress 
    Director, Communications & Promotions 
    Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. 
    Email contact 
    (416) 224-0141 ext. 215