Batteries (Rechargeable or Button)

(Last Updated: 8/18/2021)

Rechargeable batteries are nickel cadmium (NiCd), nickel metal hydride (NiHM), and lithium ion (Li-ion). These cannot go in the trash or recycling.


Free drop-off battery recycling sites

Rechargeable, button, and single-use 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.


Rechargeable batteries from tools are also accepted at Lowe's and Home Depot stores. Other rechargeable batteries can be taken to Office Max, Office Depot, and Staples for recycling. Call ahead or check websites to verify this information and check for recycling fees.

Learn how to recycle lead-acid vehicle batteries instead.

Information listed here is for household items only. View business, non profit, and agency information.