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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
Pep Boys 14845 E. 14th St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Please call first to determine limts per visit.
Pep Boys 30085 Industrial Pkwy. SW Union City Recycle Free Drop-off Please call first to determine limts per visit.
Photo Waste Recycling Co. 2980 Kerner Boulevard
Northern CA Headquarters
San Rafael Recycle Paid Pick-up
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Paid Drop-off Lead Acid. Free for residents.
Quality Tune Up 1175 Fell St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Quick Light Recycling 170 South Spruce Ave South San Francisco Recycle Paid Pick-up
Recology SF Business Haz. Waste Drop-Off (VSQG Program) 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Paid Drop-off Quantity limits and disposal fees apply. You must qualify and make an appointment in advance. San Francisco businesses only.
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection San Francisco Recycle Free Pick-up San Francisco Residents only.
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off
RecycLights 20283 Santa Maria Ave Castro Valley Recycle Free Pick-up Call for details.
Retriev Technologies 265 Quary Rd SE Lancaster Recycle Paid Mail-in Commercial quantity
Revolt Recycling 657 143rd Ave San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Roesbery Car Care 2700 Hillcrest Ave. Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
RyNck Tire & Auto Center (Pleasanton) 3420 Stanley Blvd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off
Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park) 5750 Commerce Blvd Rohnert Park Recycle Paid Pick-up
Safety Kleen Systems (Sacramento) 6000 88th Street Sacramento Recycle Paid Pick-up
San Francisco Honda's 9th Avenue Service Center 1259 9th Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
San Francisco Honda's Marina Service Center 2098 Lombard St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Sears Auto Service Department (660 W. Winton Ave) 660 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off Small recycling fee applicable.

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