Region-wide curbside battery collection April 24 -28
Residents of single-family homes and apartments with up to six units will be able to place their used or unwanted batteries at the curb on their regular collection day the week of April 24 - 28.
This special, one-week only collection gives residents in all Niagara municipalities the opportunity to conveniently keep used and unwanted batteries out of our landfills.
Residents are asked to place undamaged acceptable batteries, in a sealed, clear plastic bag, beside their Blue or Grey Box by 7 a.m. on the morning of their normal garbage/recycling collection day the week of April 24 -28 (do not place batteries at the curb night before collection). For safety reasons, please use masking tape to cover both ends of button cell batteries and the terminals of 6-volt and 9-volt batteries.
All batteries collected will be recycled.
- 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)
- NiCad or NiMH rechargeable battery packs
Batteries not accepted:
- Car batteries
- Industrial batteries
- Leaking batteries
- Lithium batteries
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