Where can I recycle my car battery?

Lead acid (car) batteries can now be recycled through an industry-led program, managed by the Canadian Battery Association (CBA). Lead acid batteries can be dropped off at a number of participating CBA depots across the province. Contact the RCBC Recycling Hotline or visit the RCBC Recyclepedia or Recycle My Batteries website to find the closest drop off location.

Many local recycling depots, landfills and transfer stations will accept car batteries free of charge for recycling. There are also several private scrap metal or battery recycling companies that accept automotive batteries. Some of these companies will pay for exhausted car batteries. Please handle and store car batteries with care. Call the RCBC Recycling Hotline or visit the RCBC Recyclepedia to locate the nearest collection facility.

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