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Community Recycling Centre: How to Dispose of Household Batteries Safely

Dispose of Household Batteries | Community Recycling Centre

Batteries contain a range of metals that can be hazardous to the environment when disposed of incorrectly. For example, lithium-ion batteries can cause self-sustaining fires when damaged.

To help prevent fires, it is important to tape up the battery terminals before recycling them. This can be done with any non-conductive tape, such as clear sticky tape.

Batteries cannot be placed in your kerbside collection bins. Instead, you can recycle them at the Community Recycling Centre or at other community battery drop-off locations.

To find out more about correct battery recycling and to reduce battery fires, please visit

Community Recycling Centre: How To Dispose Of Household Batteries Safely

Where to recycle batteries in the Hawkesbury:

  • Community Recycling Centre, 366 George Street Windsor
  • Hawkesbury Community Recycling Centre, 1036 Wilberforce Road, Wilberforce

Please remember to tape up the battery terminals before recycling.

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