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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
Certified Tire and Service Center (Alameda) 861 Marina Village Pkwy. Alameda Recycle Free Drop-off
Central Contra Costa Household Battery Recycling Program Alamo Recycle Free Drop-off
Certified Tire & Service Center (431 San Pablo Avenue) 431 San Pablo Avenue Albany Recycle Free Drop-off Please call first to determine limts per visit.
KBI (Kinsbursky Brothers Intl) 125 E Commercial St Anaheim Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
Firestone Store 3214 Delta Fair Blvd. Antioch Recycle Paid Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 3426 Deer Valley Rd. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 2635 Somersville Rd. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 2024 A St. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Roesbery Car Care 2700 Hillcrest Ave. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Art's Automotive 2871 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off We now accept automotive batteries at the drop-off no fees. Automotive and marine batteries may also be recycled at most automotive shops and dealers throughout Berkeley.
Bethel Harbor 3405 Harbor Rd. Bethel Island Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 8600 Brentwood Blvd. Brentwood Recycle Free Drop-off
Unocal 76 2445 Castro Valley Blvd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off
Kevin Hinkley Auto Tech 5269 Crow Canyon Rd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off
Certified Tire and Service Center (Castro Valley) 3430 Castro Valley Blvd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off Please call first to determine limts per visit.
RecycLights 20283 Santa Maria Ave Castro Valley Recycle Free Pick-up Call for details.
Contra Costa Battery Service 2170 Commerce Ave., Ste N Concord Recycle Paid Drop-off
Firestone Tire, Pleasant Hill 715 Contra Costa Blvd. Concord Recycle Paid Drop-off

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