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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
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Free Drop-off Public Recycling Center
Sims Metal (Hayward) 30104 Industrial Pkwy SW Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off Lead Acid
Sims Metal (Redwood City) 699 Seaport Boulevard Redwood City Recycle Free Drop-off Lead Acid
Sims Metal (San Jose) Office: 1800 Monterey Highway Redwood City Recycle Free Drop-off Lead Acid
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off The SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
Standard Iron & Metal 4525 San Leandro St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off Lead Acid Batteries accepted. This item may have redemption value.
Sunset 76 1700 Noriega St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Tred Shed Tire Pros 50 Bliss Ave. Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off
Tri County Auto Recyclers 5740 Main St. Oakley Recycle Free Drop-off
Unocal 76 2445 Castro Valley Blvd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off
Veolia Environmental Services 1125 Hensley St Richmond Recycle Paid Pick-up, Paid Mail-in
West Contra Costa Battery Recycling Program (WCCIWMA) El Sobrante Recycle Free Drop-off
West County HHW Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
West County HHW Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
Whale Point Marine & Hardware 205 Cutting Blvd. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off

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