How to Sort Your Waste
Batteries (single use)
This item is household hazardous waste (HHW).
This item has options for disposal.
Curbside battery collection is from October 21 - November 1
Your single-use A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9 volt and button cell batteries will be collected on your recycling collection day during the October 21 - November 1 battery collection period.
Put your used household batteries in a clear, sealable bag. On your collection day, place the bag of batteries on top of your closed organics bin.
If you don't have an organics bin, place your bag of batteries beside your bags of recycling.
Year-round disposal options
You can dispose of your single-use A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9 volt or button cell batteries:
- At any Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC). (Peel CRCs also accept rechargeable batteries.)
- Into a battery recycling barrel at participating libraries, community centres, municipal facilities and retailers throughout Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.
- At a local retailer who accepts single-use batteries. Visit Orange Drop to find a participating retailer near you.
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