Batteries

Rechargeable Battery Rechargeable Batteries:

Commonly used in cordless rechargeable appliances such as camcorders, phones, and power tools. They are either sealed lead (Pb), Nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd), or Lithium-ion (Li-ion).  These batteries are recyclable!

  • Rechargeable batteries should be taken to one of the local stores listed below for recycling.
  • DO NOT throw rechargeable batteries in the trash.
  • DO NOT add rechargeable batteries to curbside recyclables.
Single Use battery Single-Use Disposable Batteries:
Commonly used in flashlights, toys, portable music boxes, and cameras. These are usually alkaline or zinc-carbon.  These batteries may be disposed of in the regular trash.
lithium button battery Button Batteries:
Most button cell batteries still contain a small amount of mercury. These should be brought to the CMCMUA Household Hazardous Waste Day.
Motorcycle batteries Auto & Marine Batteries:
Auto and marine lead-acid batteries must be recycled. Return these batteries to auto parts stores, marinas, or to the Sanitary Landfill or Transfer Station .
Power Tool Battery Power Tool Batteries:
Power Tool Batteries can be brought to the Sanitary Landfill or Transfer Station for disposal.
Cape May County Rechargeable Battery Recycling Participants:
HOME DEPOT
21 Indian Trail Road
Cape May Court House, NJ
(609) 463-8794
LOWE’S
3171 Route 9 South
Rio Grande, NJ
(609) 463-5760
SHOEMAKER LUMBER & ACE HARDWARE
1200 West Avenue
Ocean City, NJ
(609) 399-0150

STAPLES
11 Court House South Dennis Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 463-1240