Many batteries contain harmful materials that must be disposed of correctly. Please see the guidelines below to learn the proper disposal of your batteries:

Alkaline Manganese Batteries/Small Dry-Cell Batteries
Alkaline Manganese Batteries/Small Dry-Cell Batteries
standard batteries used in toys, remote controls, flashlights, etc. 

Place these in the trash or recycle through mail-in programs.
Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cd) Batteries
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Batteries
Silver Oxide Batteries
Lead-Acid Batteries

If you have other types of batteries, the first step is determining what chemicals they contain, which will tell you if they are classified as hazardous waste. The presence of cadmium, lead or mercury will indicate that you’re dealing with Household Hazardous Waste. Any recalled batteries must be returned to the manufacturer.