Most types of batteries can be recycled, and it is important to know how to handle batteries. Some batteries are easier to recycle than others depending on the chemical solution of the battery. Please use the links to the left of this page to learn how to properly recycle the different types of batteries.

Alkaline batteries sold after May 13, 1996, have no mercury added and may be discarded in the regular trash. Nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd), nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH), lithium-ion (Li-Ion), and small sealed lead-acid (Pb) batteries may be recycled at local collection sites that partner with Call2Recycle or Metal Conversion Technologies. You may find a drop-off location near you by entering your ZIP code at

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