Most number of batteries collected in 24 hours

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The World Record of ‘most number of batteries collected in 24 Hours’ has been achieved by the region of Durham in Durham, ON, Canada.

On January 11, 2013; the total amount of batteries collected in the 24 hour period was 11,288 lbs (about 5,120 kg). The record was created to raise a level of awareness about industrial waste recycling and the hazards of industrial pollution. The record was presided over by the Durham Regional Counciller and Works Committee Chair Nester Pidwerbecki, and Regional Chair Roger Andersoncelebrate and waste operations supervisor Peter Veiga.

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