Are all batteries hazardous?
No. In fact, common single use batteries such as alkaline batteries can be placed in your garbage. However, rechargeable batteries (Ni-cad, lithium, button size) must be disposed of properly. All of our Home Chemical and Recycling Centers accept rechargeable batteries.

Many retailers also accept rechargeable batteries For additional locations, call 800-8-BATTERY, or check

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1. What is household hazardous waste?
2. What products in my home are considered hazardous?
3. Is there a cost?
4. What items don’t you accept?
5. Is leftover paint considered hazardous?
6. What can I do with leftover latex paint?
7. I recently moved into a house and there is old paint and chemicals in the garage. What do I do with them?
8. What can I do with empty cans or containers?
9. Where can I take used motor oil?
10. Why are fluorescent bulbs hazardous?
11. Are all batteries hazardous?
12. I have old gasoline from my boat or generator. What should I do with it?
13. What is e-waste? (Electronics)
14. I have a business that has small amounts of hazardous waste. What do I do?