Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Batteries - Household - Single-Use

This item is hazardous and requires proper disposal.

Find more information on our Battery Fact Sheet.


Clyde accepts this item, but don't put it in your bins.

Household batteries can be recycled curbside. Place only single-use AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries in a clear, sealed, quart-size Ziploc plastic bag and placed next to your recycling cart.

Concord accepts this item, but don't put it in your bins.

Customers must call 925-682-9113 to arrange for a battery pick-up. Please place batteries in a plastic bag or closed container with a label that says, “Batteries” and place it next to your brown garbage cart. Only household batteries. Please, no automobile batteries.

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