Battery Recycling

We offer eco-friendly battery recycling solutions, customized to meet your unique needs and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
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Battery Recycling and Disposal for EPA Region 8

Battery recycling is not a one-size-fits-all process. Batteries come in a variety of types and sizes, each serving different purposes in everyday life. From the ubiquitous single-use alkaline batteries like AA and AAA to rechargeable nickel-cadmium or nickel-hydride batteries found in electronic devices and lead acid batteries powering vehicles, the diversity of battery types necessitates a tailored approach to recycling.Our battery recycling solutions are meticulously designed to cater to the specific requirements of each battery type, ensuring efficient and environmentally responsible disposal.

When it comes to recycling batteries, Region 8 makes the process effortless. Compliance with federal, state, and local regulations is at the core of our operations. We stay abreast of evolving environmental guidelines to ensure that our recycling processes meet the highest standards of safety and sustainability. By partnering with Region 8 for battery recycling, you can trust that your materials are managed responsibly, mitigating the risk of chemical contamination and promoting a cleaner, healthier environment for future generations.

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Battery Recycling Process

Step 1: Easy Booking

Schedule In Minutes

Book your waste pickup effortlessly. Give us a call and let us know where, when and what waste you want removed.

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Step 2: Transparent Pricing

No Surprises

You will be provided with a quote on the spot on the phone regarding your waste or service. Once you're satisfied, either drop of the materials, or we schedule a pick up window with you right there on the spot.

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Step 3: Stress-Free Pickup or Dropoff

Keep Your Hands Clean

Our reliable team ensures a prompt and efficient pickup, leaving your space clean. We're committed to eco-friendly practices – your waste is responsibly removed and recycled.

Choose simplicity, trust, and a greener planet with Region 8 Enviro.

Safety & Regulation Information

F.A.Q.

Learn why battery recycling is crucial, discover what materials can be recycled from batteries, and find guidance on safe storage and handling of batteries. Eco-friendly practices await!

Do you really need to recycle batteries?

Yes! Mercury retrieval from mercury cell batteries involves utilizing the decontaminated steel fraction in the steel manufacturing process. Engaging in battery recycling diminishes the risk of contaminating our groundwater reservoirs.

What other materials in batteries can be recycled?

Lithium and cobalt can also be retrieved from batteries for further use and recycling.

How can I properly store used batteries before recycling?

To store used batteries before recycling, follow these guidelines:

1. Segregate by Type: Separate batteries by type (e.g., alkaline, lithium) to prevent cross-contact and potential reactions.

2. Use Sealed Containers: Place batteries in sealed containers, such as plastic bags or battery cases, to prevent unintentional short-circuits.

3. Avoid Mixing with Metal Items: Keep used batteries away from metal objects or conductive materials that could create a circuit.

4. Choose a Cool, Dry Location: Store batteries in a cool, dry place to minimize the risk of corrosion or other issues.

5. Label Damaged Batteries: Clearly label any damaged or leaking batteries and store them separately to prevent spills and contamination.

6. Keep Away from Heat Sources: Avoid storing batteries near heat sources or direct sunlight, as elevated temperatures can affect battery performance.

7. Regular Check-ups: Periodically inspect stored batteries for signs of damage or leakage. Address any issues promptly.

What should I do if I have leaking batteries in my recycling bin?

If you discover leaking batteries in your recycling bin, follow these steps for safe handling:

1. Wear Protective Gear: Avoid direct contact with the leaked material. Put on gloves and, if possible, safety goggles to protect yourself from potential exposure to leaked battery contents.

2. Isolate the Leaking Battery: Carefully isolate the leaking battery from other items to prevent contamination.

3. Place in a Sealable Container: Place the leaking battery in a sealable plastic bag or other leak-proof, chemical- and corrosion-resistant container to contain any further spills.

5. Ventilate the Area: Ensure proper ventilation in the area to disperse any fumes that may be emitted from the leaking battery.

6. Contact Region 8 Enviro: Reach out to us for guidance on how to properly dispose of the leaking battery.

7. Clean and Disinfect the Storage Container: After safely removing the leaking battery, clean and disinfect the container to prevent potential contamination in the future.