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Batteries (single use):

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)

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.

Additional information:

  • 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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