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Batteries - Automotive or Boat

Auto batteries are lead acid batteries containing sulfuric acid, a corrosive electrolyte.

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

Do not put batteries in curbside recycling or trash containers.

Local auto parts and marine supply stores accept these for recycling collection, in addition to household hazardous waste facilities.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
A to Z Recycling Company 2306 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Paid Drop-off Lithium & Lion batteries & batteries greater than 9 volts must have terminals insulated
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off Lithium & Lion batteries & batteries greater than 9 volts must have terminals insulated
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Paid Drop-off Lithium & Lion batteries & batteries greater than 9 volts must have terminals insulated
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off Lithium & Lion batteries & batteries greater than 9 volts must have terminals insulated
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  
American Battery Company of Hayward 3496 Arden Rd. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Aqua Metals 2500 Peru Drive McCarran Recycle Paid Mail-in Commercial quantity. Lead-acid battery recycling.
Art's Automotive 2871 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone 2160 University Ave East Palo Alto Recycle Free Drop-off Recycle
AutoZone 5267 Clayton Rd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone 3533 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone (10111 International Blvd) 10111 International Blvd Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone (14850 East 14th Street) 14850 East 14th Street San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone (1511 First Street) 1511 First Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone (1575 South Van Ness) 1575 South Van Ness San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
AutoZone (17750 Hesperian Blvd.) 17750 Hesperian Blvd. San Lorenzo Recycle Free Drop-off

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