Curbside Battery Collection
Niagara residents can place their used batteries at the curb on April 22 - 26, 2019 for collection during their regular collection day.
Residents must live in a single family home or multi-family home with less than six units.
- Standard A, AA, AAA, C, D
- Button Cells (watch batteries, toys, electronics, greeting cards, calculators)
- Rechargeable battery packs - NiCad, NiMH, or Lithium Ion
- Car batteries (wet lead acid batteries)
- Leaking batteries
Batteries not accepted in the curbside collection can be dropped off at a household hazardous waste depot.
Preparing your Batteries for Collection
- Step 1
For safety reasons, using masking tape, place tape over both ends/sides of lithium and button cell batteries and 9-volt batteries
- Step 2
Place the used batteries in a clear plastic bag and seal. Batteries must be in a clear plastic bag in order to be picked up
- Step 3
On your regular collection day place the sealed bag beside your Blue or Grey Box. Batteries must be visible to the collection staff
Disposing Batteries Throughout the Year
Residents have a number of options to dispose of batteries year around if they miss their curbside collection date.