Recycling Rechargeable Batteries


I’m cleaning out my workshop and have come across several orphaned rechargeable batteries. Are these recyclable like standard batteries?
DamonC 04-01-08 3:42 p.m.

Yes, they are, and there’s probably a drop-off location just minutes from your home. The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation has established a network of collection points with national retailers, and all you have to do to find a local participant is visit or call 1-877-2-RECYCLE. Old cell phones are welcome, too, and every item you bring in for recycling goes out to a state-of-the-art facility where the reusable contents are harvested for the production of stainless steel and new batteries.

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