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Batteries

Hazardous waste - includes car, dry cell, portable

May be part of your kerbside recycling collection – check with your district council

Reduce what you use:

  • Rechargeable batteries reduce waste and save money in the long term
  • If possible use mains electricity

Can be recycled:

Do not put in your general waste bin as they can cause fires. Batteries contain toxic and corrosive materials so should be recycled. 

Do not put in your general waste bin. Batteries contain toxic and corrosive materials and should be recycled.

Business waste advice:

If you produce or distribute batteries you must be a member of the Battery Compliance Scheme.

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