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Batteries (household and car)

Reducing, reusing or recycling household and car batteries.


Reduce

  • Use electrical mains where possible.
  • Purchase appliances that do not require batteries such as solar powered calculators, wind-up radios or torches or appliances with rechargeable batteries for example cameras.

Reuse

  • Use rechargeable batteries if possible.

Recycle

  • Find recycling boxes for batteries in electrical stores, libraries, supermarkets and stores selling batteries.
  • Household and car batteries can be recycled at our household waste recycling centre - each site has a dedicated household battery recycling bank.
  • Some district or borough councils offer a kerbside collection for batteries - please contact your local district, borough or city council for more information about kerbside collection schemes.