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Microplastics 101

For something so small, microplastics have created big confusion. Depending on the source, microplastics are the secret to perfect skin, the world’s greatest environmental threat, or already illegal. What is the truth about microplastics?

What are Microplastics?

Any piece of plastic under 5 millimeters long is a microplastic. There are two main types of microplastics. Primary microplastics are intentionally manufactured, usually out of polyethylene (or polypropylene or nylon). The best-known example of primary microplastics …read more


Get Cash for Recycling Your Power Tool Batteries

Ten years after it began, DeWalt’s promise to offer easy recycling services for dead rechargeable tool batteries remains firm.

The Call2Recycle program, a collaboration between DeWalt and the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), has been running since DeWalt first announced “National Power Tool Battery Recycling Month” in 2008. In that first year, RBRC reported collecting more than 6.3 million pounds of batteries through the Call2Recycle program.

The RBRC has also grown …read more