Batteries

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Updated on July 24, 2020

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Instructions

Dispose of at the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste (ACHHW) Facility at 2100 East 7th Street, Oakland, which has specific hours of operation.

Alternatives

Invest in reusable, rechargeable batteries, but be sure to sort them appropriately during disposal. Or opt for appliances that can be plugged in charged via solar.

Facts

Batteries are made from materials such as zinc, manganese, potassium, and steel that can be scrapped and recycled at a properly accredited facility.

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