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Household Batteries

Common single-use alkaline or zinc batteries are generally NOT accepted for recycling and can be disposed in the trash. Click here for info on car battery recycling.

It is illegal to dispose of rechargeable, button and sealed lead batteries in the trash. Manufacturers are required by law to provide free collection and recycling. The ecopark and retailers such as Best Buy, Lowes, Staples, Sprint, Target, Verizon Wireless, etc. will accept certain types of rechargeable and button batteries for recycling. To prevent the risk of fire, use clear tape to cover the terminals before dropping them off at the ecopark. Visit the sites listed below to find a convenient location to drop off your recyclable batteries. Check each site's list of accepted items to make sure your battery is accepted. Disposable alkaline and car batteries are generally not accepted.

ecopark Accepts the Following Rechargeable/Button Batteries During All Operating Hours

  • Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cd)
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
  • Lithium Ion (Li-ion)
  • Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn)
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