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Battery recycling

Batteries are classified as hazardous waste because they contain toxins. This means they need to be disposed of differently from ordinary waste.

Household batteries

You can take your batteries to the reuse and recycling centre at Landmann Way in New Cross.

Alternatively, BatteryBack provide household battery recycling points in shops like Tesco, Sainsbury's and Argos.

You are able to recycle the following battery types using either service:

  • 6V
  • D
  • C
  • AA
  • AAA
  • 9V
  • Button
  • Lithium Ion - used in laptops and newer mobile phones.

Car batteries

Car batteries must be taken to an authorised disposal centre, such as Halfords.