Batteries (Single-Use/Non-Rechargeable)

(Last Updated: 8/18/2021)

Free drop-off battery recycling sites

Single-use alkaline, button, and rechargeable batteries are accepted at the drop-off recycling sites below.

Dump loose batteries into the collection buckets at these locations. Remove batteries from devices when possible.


Reduce battery waste

  • Use electricity instead of batteries in dual-powered products.

  • Buy rechargeable or long-lasting batteries instead of single-use batteries. Two AA Ni-Cad rechargeable batteries can replace up to 600 single-use batteries.


Single-use alkaline batteries are safe for the trash

You can take single-use alkaline batteries to a drop-off site or put them in the trash.

If you cannot tell what type of battery you have or are unsure, take it to a drop-off site. Lithium, button, and rechargeable batteries cannot go in the trash.

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