Household Batteries

Most types of batteries can be recycled, and it is important to know how to handle batteries. Some batteries are easier to recycle than others depending on the chemical solution of the battery. Please use the links to the left of this page to learn how to properly recycle the different types of batteries.

Alkaline batteries sold after May 13, 1996, have no mercury added and may be discarded in the regular trash. Nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd), nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH), lithium-ion (Li-Ion), and small sealed lead-acid (Pb) batteries may be recycled. Find a site near you to recycle your batteries by clicking one of these links:

Please note: These sites are listed for informational purposes only. TDEC does not endorse any of these entities, nor their services. 

This Page Last Updated: January 24, 2024 at 11:43 AM