Battery Recycling

Residents can recycle and drop off batteries free of charge, provided they follow the necessary instructions.

Used batteries can be taken to your local recycling depot or nearby store for disposal.

Acceptable batteries

Residents can recycle the following battery types free of charge:

  • Standard A, AA, AAA, C, D, 6V, 9V
  • Lithium
  • Mercury
  • Rechargeable batteries (Lithium Ion, Nickel Cadmium, Small Sealed Lead Acid)

Battery drop-off instructions

Residents should put a piece of masking tape over the ends of the 9V alkaline batteries and rechargeable batteries with exposed terminals.

Residents are asked to separate alkaline and non-rechargeable batteries before dropping them off.

Unaccepted batteries

The follow types of batteries are not accepted at recycling depots:

  • Car batteries (wet lead acid batteries)
  • Leaking batteries

You may take these batteries to a household hazardous waste depot for disposal.

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