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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.

Turn in your old battery where you buy a replacement at auto and marine parts & supply stores and repair shops. In addition, they accept old car batteries that are not being replaced for recycling collection.

Find more information on our Battery Fact Sheet.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 1775 Willow Pass Rd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 9989 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 399 E. Leland Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 505 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 12925 San Pablo Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 243 23rd St. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 14420 San Pablo Ave. San Pablo Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 3426 Deer Valley Rd. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Kevin Hinkley Auto Tech 5269 Crow Canyon Rd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off
KBI (Kinsbursky Brothers Intl) 125 E Commercial St Anaheim Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Will also take alternators.
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Four Corners 76 2025 Monument Blvd. Concord Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Firestone, SF, 1501 Mission St. 1501 Mission St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Tire, Pleasant Hill 715 Contra Costa Blvd. Concord Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Firestone Store (5795 Mowry Ave.) 5795 Mowry Ave. Newark Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Store 3214 Delta Fair Blvd. Antioch Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Oakland- 4238 Broadway) 4238 Broadway Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Oakland- 2850 Broadway) 2850 Broadway Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Hayward-Mission) 24019 Mission Blvd. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off Select marine batteries only

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