Trash & Recycling

Battery Disposal

Green universal recycling symbol with batteries in center

According to the U.S. EPA, car batteries are the most recycled products in the U.S., having a 98 percent to 99 percent recycling rate. Most individuals simply return their old car batteries to the dealership or the store where they are purchasing their replacement.

Did You Know? About 60 percent of the world’s lead comes from recycled car batteries. Lead-acid batteries use over 80 percent of the lead produced in the U.S. New lead-acid batteries are composed of 60 percent to 80 percent recycled lead and plastic.

 This list is provided as a public service and is not an endorsement of these companies or their services. The City is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this listing.

Rechargeable and Lead Acid Battery Recyclers

The following locations accept used batteries.

    Batteries are accepted at the Riverside corporation yard (8095 Lincoln Ave.)ONLY during the following Free Bulky Item and E-Waste Drop Off Events.
  • 2/1/2014
  • 8/16/2014

Let us know if another location in the City of Riverside recycles rechargeable or lead acid batteries by clicking here!

Rechargeable Battery Recyclers
Battery Systems Inc.
Home Depot
Lowe's
RadioShack
Lead Acid Battery Recyclers
Battery Systems Inc.
County Household Hazardous Waste Facility

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