Contest Rules

Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.

The Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! “Take Charge Contest”


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter Contest or win a prize.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside on or before the Contest Closing Date. You are not eligible if you are: (a) an officer, director, representative, agent or employee of Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), their respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries or related companies, and each of their respective advertising, promotional, publicity or production agencies, or any other provider of goods or services related to this Contest; (b) an employee of the independent contest organization; or (c) a member of the immediate family (defined as parent, child, sibling, or spouse, including common law, regardless of where they reside) or live in the same household with (whether related or not) any of the above individuals. 

HOW TO ENTER: Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., The Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! “Take Charge Contest” (the “Contest”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 1, 2024, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 30, 2024 (“Contest Period”).

During the Contest Period, there are two (2) ways to enter the Contest.  

Drop Off Single Use or Rechargeable Batteries. During the Contest Period, drop off any single use batteries or rechargeable batteries at a participating/public Call2Recycle collection location, which can be found at You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Contest once you scan the QR code or visit (“Website”), and complete the entry process and confirm your entry location. 

No Purchase Necessary. To enter without a battery drop off described above, send a handwritten 3”x 5” piece of paper with your first and last name, full address, date of birth, phone number and email address and mail to, Take Charge Contest, 67 Mowat Ave. Suite 332, Toronto, ON M6K3E3 to receive one (1) entry into the contest (the “Mail-In Entry”). Mechanical reproductions are not allowed. Limit one Mail-In Entry per hand-addressed stamped envelope. Mail-In Entries must be postmarked by April 30, 2024, and received by May 7, 2024 to be eligible for the contest. Any entry deemed inappropriate, in Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified.

LIMIT:  There is a limit of one (1) entry per household regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries received from any person more than the stated limit will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or which attempt to subvert the entry process, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be void.   All entries are subject to verification. Proof of transmission (screen shots or captures) does not constitute proof of receipt or entry.  Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Contest. All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as indicated herein.

RANDOM DRAW: A random draw will be conducted from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period on May 9, 2024 at 11:30am EST at 67 Mowat Ave., suite 332, Toronto ON. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

NOTIFICATION AND WINNER CONFIRMATION: Sponsor will attempt to contact selected entrants via email. To be confirmed a winner, a selected entrant must within 7 days of the date of the first email notification:  (a) provide proof of identity,  eligibility and compliance with Official Rules; (b) correctly answer, without assistance of any kind (whether mechanical or otherwise) a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone or email; and (c) execute and return the Declaration of Compliance with Contest Rules/Liability Release/Consent to Publicity (“Forms”)  within 7 days of the date indicated on Sponsor’s letter sending such Forms.

Prize will not be awarded until such requirements are met. If a selected entrant cannot be confirmed a winner as described above, the selected entrant will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternative entrant upon completing the same confirmation.


GRAND PRIZE: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won, consisting of a cheque for $5,000.00 CND.

FIRST PRIZE: There is one (1) First Prize available to be won, consisting of  a cheque for $2,000.00 CND.

SECOND PRIZE: There are five (5) Second Prize(s) available to be won, each consisting of a cheque for $1,000.00 CND.

Winner(s) must take delivery of the Prize within thirty (30) days of Sponsor’s receipt and verification of the completed Forms and any other legal documents that Sponsor may deem necessary. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize, except where written, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value.

COMPLIANCE WITH CONTEST RULES/SPONSOR:  By entering, entrants acknowledge that they have read, understood and agreed to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.  Any entrant’s failure or refusal to comply with these Official Rules will result in his/her entries being void, and entrant being disqualified from Contest.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, delayed, undelivered, illegible or garbled registrations, log-ins or entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of registrations, log-ins or entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials.

Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or use of the Website.

DISQUALIFICATION:  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or Website or who are otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant where it is suspected or evident that tampering with the Contest operation, or a violation of these Official Rules, has occurred.  WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

MODIFICATION ETC. TO RULES/CONTEST: Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify the Official Rules and suspend, modify or terminate the Contest at anytime and for any reason, including, but not limited to, should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, and, if terminated, at its discretion, notice will be posted on the Website and Sponsor will conduct a random draw from among all non-suspect, entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.

RELEASES / INDEMNITY.  Entrants, by participating in the Contest, agree to (a) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, and each of their  advertising, promotion, publicity and production agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of, and each of the Released Parties shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse, use or inability to use of a prize (including any injury or harm resulting from use of the prize) or participation in this Contest; and (b) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur in connection with the participation of the entrant in this Contest. 

CONSENT TO PUBLICITY: Winners, by acceptance of a prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and country), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval by winner. Winner agrees that all contact with the media, if any, regarding the Contest and the prize awarded shall be coordinated by Sponsor, and a winner shall not discuss the Contest or the prize with any media organization without the Sponsor’s consent.

DISPUTE REGARDING ENTRANT: In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses.

PRIVACY: By entering a Contest, you hereby expressly consent to the collection, use and distribution of your personal information (such as your name, telephone number, age and home address) by the Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Contest, or for any marketing carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation, and in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy available at Sponsor will not share this information to third parties except for the purposes of assisting Sponsor administer the Contest. This section does not limit any other consent(s) that you may provide the Sponsor in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information. With your express consent obtained by checking the opt-in box at the time of entry, you agree that Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. may also collect, use and disclose your personal information (including information collected in connection with this Contest) to bring you offers from Call2Recycle Canada Inc.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any of the Sponsor’s intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.

GOVERNING LAW: The Contest and Official Rules are governed and interpreted by the laws of Canada and the province of Ontario, as applicable therein, without regard to its conflict of law rules that would cause the application of any other laws.

GENERAL: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws. The Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.