What Do I Do With...?
This item is household hazardous waste (HHW).
This item has options for disposal.
Option 1: Spring 2018 Battery Collection Period
- Gather your used, single-use A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt and button cell batteries for curbside collection.
- Your used batteries will be collected on your recycling collection day during the April 16 – 26, 2018 battery collection period.
- Put your used batteries in a transparent, sealable bag. On your battery pickup day, place the filled bag on top of your closed organics cart.
- If you don’t have an organics cart, place your filled battery bag beside your recycling bags.
- Find your battery collection day.
Option 2: Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC)
- Take single-use A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9 volt and button cell batteries to a Peel CRC for safe disposal.
- Peel CRCs also accept rechargeable batteries.
Option 3: Battery recycling barrels
- Drop single-use batteries into battery recycling barrels at participating libraries, community centres, municipal facilities and retailers throughout Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.
Option 4: Orange Drop retailers
- Take batteries to a local participating Orange Drop retailer.
- Never pour household hazard waste down the drain or put it at the curb for collection.
- Peel CRCs accept HHW items free of charge from residents of Peel.
- CRCs accept a maximum of 80 L of HHW per day.
- CRCs accept a maximum of 40 fluorescent bulbs and ballasts per day.
- Businesses with hazardous waste must meet certain criteria to dispose of hazardous waste at a Peel CRC. Complete and submit a Business Hazardous Waste Program Online Application.
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