CVWMA has programs that provide
residents with the means to recycle rechargeable and lead acid
batteries. Button batteries and alkaline batteries, the
common household variety, can be thrown in the
trash. Click the battery names below for
collection points in Central Virginia.
found in cordless appliances (including phones), laptop computers,
cordless power tools and camcorders. Includes
nickel-cadmium, nickel-metal hydride, lithium ion, and
small (less than 2.2 pounds) sealed lead acid batteries.
Commonly found in calculators, hearing aids, watches and
Lead Acid Batteries
Commonly used to power vehicles and boats, emergency back up
lighting and computers UPS.
Includes traditional household batteries such as AA, 9-volt,
Source Reduction Changes in Household
Earth911 has compiled a list of ways
you can help the environment by prevention of household battery