Recycling Your Used Batteries

Alkaline batteries

Alkaline batteries can be safely disposed in your trash. Batteries that should be recycled are lead-acid batteries from engines and rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries (NiCad).

Car Batteries

Lead-acid batteries (car batteries) can be recycled at some automotive centers or placed on your tree lawn on your regular collection day for collection by the City.

Collected car batteries are recycled.

Rechargeable Batteries

The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) can help you recycle your portable rechargeable batteries. These batteries are commonly found in: 

  • Camcorders,
  • Cellular and Cordless Phones,
  • Cordless Power Tools,
  • Digital Cameras,
  • Laptop Computers,
  • Remote Control Toys

RBRC recycles the following battery chemistries: 

  • Lithium Ion (Li-ion)
  • Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd)
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
  • Small Sealed Lead (Pb)