Where do I dispose of alkaline batteries?

Alkaline batteries (AAA, AA, C, D 9v & 6v) are non-hazardous and may be disposed of in the regular trash. SWALCO does not accept alkaline batteries at any of our collections. Other options include drop off at retail stores that sell Alkaline Batteries such as Ace Hardware, Best Buy, Batteries Plus Bulbs, Home Depot, Lowes and Staples. Always call first to verify that they are accepting alkaline batteries and what if any volume limits they might have.  Also check with the www.Call2Recycle.org website.  For more information and options on safely disposing or recycling all forms of common batteries, please visit our "Batteries" page - Click Here.

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