Wondering how to safely dispose of your RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES? Here are a few options:
- Drop them off at one of the many local retailers who will make sure to dispose of them in a proper way. Visit www.call2recycle.org/locator/ to find a drop-off location near you.
- Bring them to the YCSWA’s FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event held on the first Saturday in May from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Visit www.ycswa.com/the-york-county-solid-waste-authoritys-household-hazardous-waste-collection-event/ for more details.
- Schedule an “At Your Door Special Collection” for a small fee. Visit www.ycswa.com/disposal-of-household-waste/household-hazardous-products/ for more information.
Rechargeable batteries are found in laptops, cell phones, wireless security cameras, digital cameras and many other items. They are a fire hazard and are prone to explosion when not disposed of properly. Please be thoughtful and dispose of your rechargeable batteries in the proper way to keep solid waste haulers safe.