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Batteries (car)

Recycle at home

No, car batteries are classed as hazardous waste and, by law, must not be disposed of with household waste.

Sometimes the specialist who replaces your battery will be able to dispose of the old one safely for you. They are collected at garages, scrap metal facilities and many household waste recycling centres - find your nearest hazardous waste disposal service below.

Recycle out of home

Yes, Batteries (car) can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.

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Find your nearest hazardous waste disposal service

If you live in Wales, you can enter your postcode on the GOV.UK website to find your nearest local hazardous waste disposal service.

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