Which types of batteries can be recycled?
All types of batteries can be recycled.
Portable batteries – typically, these types of batteries include (but are not limited to) button cell, AA, AAA and 9v batteries, rechargeable batteries and batteries commonly used to power household devices. Retailers with collection bins will accept all portable battery types, provided they are not damaged. They can also be taken to your nearest battery recycling point at your local HWRC.
Larger and heavier batteries such as car batteries, specialist battery types and batteries from industrial equipment. These can be recycled by taking them to your nearest battery recycling point at your local HWRC.