Batteries can also be recycled as part of your weekly recycling collection.

Please place all batteries inside an orange battery recycling bag, seal it and place it into your clear recycling bag along with your other recyclable items.

Orange recycling bags can be collected from the various recycling collection points.

Battery recycling
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   Battery Recycling  
 ALL standard household batteries     Car Batteries, mobile phone batteries - Please take
these to your local Community Recycling Centre

Did you know materials from the batteries will be recovered and used to make new batteries or something else?

If you put your batteries in your black bag waste they will be taken to landfill sites and damage the environment.

Which batteries can I recycle?

The following batteries can be included in the orange recycling bag:

  • AAA and AA Cells
  • sizes C and D
  • button batteries (e.g. watch or hearing aid batteries)
  • mobile phone batteries
  • laptop batteries
  • power tool batteries
All other types of batteries should be taken to the Council's Community Recycling Centre or returned to their place of purchase.

Help us improve - don't include personal or financial information, e.g. your National Insurance number or credit card details.