As Duracell’s website says: “Alkaline batteries can be safely disposed of with normal household waste.” Energizer confirms that regular batteries are fine to toss in the trash, but says rechargeable batteries should be recycled according to US federal guidelines.
Are rechargeable batteries recyclable?
Unlike single-use batteries, rechargeable batteries contain heavy metal elements that allow them to be recharged over and over. The heavy metals can be hazardous to the environment, unless they are properly recycled.
Can double A batteries be recycled?
Household batteries (the usual suspects: AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt) can be recycled through battery retailers like Batteries Plus. In California, any retailers that sell rechargeable batteries are required to accept used rechargeable batteries for reuse, recycling or disposal.
What bin to put glass in?
Things that can go in your brown bin include: glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles (but not the lids), tins, cans, tin foil and foil containers, aerosols. Things that can’t go in include: plastic bags, cling film, plant pots, yoghurt pots, plastic toys, bottle tops, plastic food trays.
What plastics can not be recycled?
The following items should not be placed into your recycling bin:
Any glass contaminated with stones, dirt, and food waste.
Ceramics, such as dishware, ovenware, and decorative items.
Heat-resistant glass, such as Pyrex.
Mixed colors of broken glass.
Mirror or window glass.
Metal or plastic caps and lids.