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Household Battery Recycling

Batteries often contain lead and mercury—both toxins that should not be placed in the trash or landfill. ACDEM offers household battery recycling to Allen County residents free of charge. 


Find a free battery recycling location near you in Allen County.

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- Each battery must be taped with clear tape on ends or placed in a clear bag (limit each bag to two batteries). ACDEM's business partner sites provide clear bags to residents free of charge.

- Limit of 5 lbs. of batteries per resident per month.

- DO NOT store batteries in bulk because it is a fire hazard.