Put dry cell and alkaline batteries into your normal trash. These are often found in flashlights, toys, and appliances.
Batteries needing special disposal include these types:
Do not dispose of these battery types in your regular trash.
|If the batteries are from your||take them to this place|
|business or organization (Small Quantity Generators only)||Ecowise drop-off at the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station; the Ecowise fee schedule applies. Or, use the Call2Recycle drop-off locator to find participating retailers.|
The safest methods of transporting these batteries are to protect terminals by
When carrying small batteries in your pocket, do not mix them with coins and house keys.
We accept lead acid, or vehicle, batteries, from residents, businesses, and organizations at no charge at our Household Hazardous Waste dropoff at the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station.