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Are 9 Volt Batteries Recyclable?

Traditional, disposable 9 Volt batteries contain pieces that are both recyclable and hazardous.  Many recycling centers and household hazardous waste (HHW) facilities accept 9 volt batteries for proper disposal.  Visit Earth911.org/recycling to find a center that accepts batteries for recycling.

9 volt batteries are often found in small electronics, smoke detectors, and radio controlled devices. Traditional 9 volt batteries are alkaline batteries.  A greener alternative to a traditional 9 volt battery is a rechargeable lithium 9 volt. Rechargeables can be used many times and thus decrease how many batteries end up in the land fill. 

Learn more about how batteries are recycled by watching the video below!!

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