Recycling My Battery

Recycling your used vehicle battery is easy. All you have to do is drop it off at a local retailer and they’ll do the rest. In fact, most retailers will grant you a credit for your used battery even if you don’t purchase a new battery.

Recycling a Vehicle Battery Is Quick and Easy

Did you know?

Materials in vehicle batteries are the most recycled consumer product in the world. Compared to 55% aluminum cans, 45% newspaper, 26% tires and 26% glass bottles, 99% of battery lead is recycled.

Lead-acid vehicle batteries are the most recycled consumer product in the U.S. - more than newspaper, glass, etc.
Lead-acid vehicle batteries are the most recycled consumer product in the U.S. - more than newspaper, glass, etc.

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Why Recycle?

Every year, an estimated 1.8 million used batteries are not responsibly recycled. When a lead-acid battery is not properly recycled, lead, acid and mercury can be deposited into lakes, streams and landfills.

When you drop off your battery to be recycled, you’re helping promote sustainability and the responsible use of resources. Do your part to help eliminate safety hazards in your community by recycling your used vehicle battery today!


BATTERIES RECYCLED THIS YEAR

The lead and plastic in your vehicle battery has been and will continue to be recycled

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is the world’s largest manufacturer and recycler of conventional vehicle batteries. Last year Johnson Controls recycled 8,000 batteries every hour, making us the world’s largest vehicle battery recycler.

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