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Battery recycling

You can use our kerbside service to recycle most household batteries.

Collection details

We collect batteries for recycling as and when required on your recycling collection day.

Place loose in small clear bags with your other bins/bags on collection days.

Replacement bags

You can order replacement clear bags by calling our joint waste team on 01494 586550.

Monday - Thursday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
Friday: 8.45am - 4.45pm

Alternatively, you may use your own small clear bag. Please note, these will not be returned.

We collect

  • used household batteries (sizes AAA, AA, C, D, 9 volt, buttons)
  • mobile phone batteries
  • laptop batteries
  • power tool batteries

Please seal the bag and place it on top of your blue wheeled bin or blue reusable bag on that collection day.

We won't accept

  • damaged or leaking batteries
  • car batteries
  • other industrial batteries

We will be replace these bags as and when you use them.

Which kinds of battery we accept: triple A, double A, C, D, 9-volt, button, mobile phone, power tool, lantern, and laptop.

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