Power positivity with ‘Batteries for Barretstown’ recycling campaign

ERP Ireland is delighted to announce our partnership with Barretstown in an initiative to promote battery recycling to students across Ireland and raise much-needed funds for children and families affected by serious illness. Every battery recycled will help to Power Positivity by funding the charity’s energy costs over the next three years. We have distribute the newly branded green Batteries for Barretstown recycling boxes across the country to schools, libraries and retail outlets to support the campaign. ‘Batteries for Barretstown’ will also feature in Lidl stores nationwide with branded ‘Powering Positivity’ battery collection points in each store.

Please place our battery boxes in a convenient location in your school, so that your pupils can recycle their used batteries in the green Batteries for Barretstown recycling  boxes. Once you have 5 full battery boxes, simply ring our operations team on 0818 332 757 or email info@erpcollect.ie to arrange a collection or request more boxes.

ERP Ireland’s Batteries for Barretstown will run in 8 counties – Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Dublin Fingal, Limerick, Cavan, Clare, and Kerry.

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Teachers kit

In this section you will find theme based lessons for children on the importance of recycling used electrical appliances and batteries. Students can learn about responsible recycling through colouring the ERP Recycling team, quizzes and online games.

Upon completion of the ERP electrical waste facts quiz, your students will be awarded a responsible recycling Certificate. You may download all elements to help educate students about why they should recycle WEEE and used batteries. There are more downloads available in the tool bar to the right of the Schools home page including a DVD on how used batteries are recycled.

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Scouts kit

ERP wants your Scout Group to collect as many batteries as possible for recycling in order to earn tree coupons.

Once a group has collected four full boxes (or 100kg) of batteries, ERP will reward it with a coupon which can be exchanged for a tree. Scouting Ireland and ERP are committed to the environment and diverting batteries from landfill so let’s Recharge the Earth together and collect as many batteries as possible!

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