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What happens to batteries?

What happens when batteries lose their charge? Each year millions of batteries end up in landfills, where toxic metals could harm our environment.

Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! provides a different journey.

What does the battery recycling journey look like?

Battery recycling box

Collect, protect, and drop off your used batteries

You can find a battery collection box at over 10,000 Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! drop-off locations across Canada, including leading retailers and recycling depots.

Battery Sorting

Battery transporting and sorting

Collected batteries are transported to consolidation centres, where they are sorted based on weight and battery type and sent to the recycling plant for processing.

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Battery processing

Processors at the recycling plant extract chemicals and metals to be used in the manufacture of new products, contributing to a healthy circular economy.

Battery Types & Their Second Life

The Battery Recycling Process

How to collect,
protect, and
drop off your
batteries.

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Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! on Global News

The Recycle Your Batteries, Canada! program is powered by Call2Recycle Canada. On February 16, 2024, Call2Recycle executive Jon McQuaid appeared on Global News to discuss the importance of recycling your batteries. Watch this segment to learn more about innovative technology that is ...