Battery collection in Niagara

Niagara residents will be able to toss their used and unwanted batteries to the curb for a special one week collection.

Anyone looking to get rid of some batteries can leave them out on the curb on their normal collection day during the week of April 23 - 27.

All you need to do is put the undamaged batteries in a sealed, clear plastic bag beside your Blue or Grey box by 7 a.m.

Please cover both ends of button cell batteries and the terminals of 6-volt and 9-volt batteries with masking tape before putting them out for collection.

Acceptable batteries:
Standard A, AA, AAA, C, D batteries (both alkaline and heavy duty)
6-volt batteries (often used in lanterns)
9-volt batteries (often used in smoke detectors)
Button-cell batteries (watches, toys, calculators, electronics)
Lithium rechargeable batteries (computer batteries)
NiCad or NiMH rechargeable battery packs

Batteries not accepted:
Car batteries
Industrial batteries
Leaking batteries