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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 2635 Somersville Rd. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 2024 A St. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 8600 Brentwood Blvd. Brentwood Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 10680 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 4375-B Clayton Rd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 1251 Tara Hills Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 1500-D Monument Blvd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 1442 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 1775 Willow Pass Rd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Kragen-O'Reilly Auto Parts 399 E. Leland Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off
Lauritzen Yacht Harbor 115 Lauritzen Ln. Oakley Recycle Free Drop-off
Modern Waste Solutions 4391 Pell Dr
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Sacramento Recycle Free Drop-off
Moraga Chevron Service Center 1455 Moraga Way Moraga Recycle Free Drop-off
Newby Island Landfill & Resource Recovery Park 1601 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
North State Environmental (South San Francisco) 220 South Spruce Avenue
Suite 200
South San Francisco Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
O'Reilly Auto Parts 2150 Taraval St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off O'Reilly offers a $10 gift certificate for auto battery drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts 2300 16th St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off O'Reilly offers a $10 Gift Certificate when lead-acid batteries are dropped off at this location.
O'Reilly Auto Parts 2500 San Bruno Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off O'Reilly offers a $10 Gift Certificate when lead-acid batteries are dropped off at this location.
O'Reilly Auto Parts 353 Bayshore Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off O'Reilly offers a $10 Gift Certificate when lead-acid batteries are dropped off at this location.
O'Reilly Auto Parts 3855 Geary Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off O'Reilly offers a $10 Gift Certificate when lead-acid batteries are dropped off at this location.

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