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Batteries - Household - Single-Use

This item is hazardous and requires proper disposal.

Find more information on our Battery Fact Sheet.

 

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

Residents. Put household dry-cell batteries in a clear, sealed bag on top of recycling cart by 6am on your regular recycling pickup date. Always tape ends of batteries to avoid contact. Bag button-cell and NiCd batteries in a bag separate from alkaline batteries. Do not include rechargeable batteries.

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

Place in Ziploc bag on top of the recycling cart. Also accepted at the Piedmont Fire Station for recycling.

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