Batteries Recyling Hotline No PA

There are a wide range of battery types, many of which contain toxic metals such as cadmium, mercury and lead. Others contain valuable materials like magnesium and zinc. Used rechargeable batteries are a hazardous waste and should not be placed in the garbage bin. This includes batteries in laptops, mobile phones, power tools and cameras.

Aldi supermarkets offer a free battery recycling service at all their Australian stores. Any brand of AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries (both rechargeable and non-rechargeable) are accepted - simply drop your used batteries into the dedicated bins in store. For other services and for options for different battery types (eg buttons and 12 volts) see below.

If your workplace or business has large quantities of batteries to recycle, visit BusinessRecycling.com.au to find suitable collection or pick up service options.

Council services for Batteries

Indigo Shire Council has not listed any battery recycling programs.

Drop off locations for Batteries

2 drop off businesses match on Batteries within approx 60km of Beechworth VIC

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Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Aldi /business/15276 Corner Elgin St & Watson Street Wodonga, VIC, 3689 146.8894780 -36.1179476 Wodonga VIC 3689 146.8894780 -36.1179476
Aldi /business/15293 Corner Reid & Chisholm Street Wangaratta, VIC, 3676 146.3280593 -36.3566331 Wangaratta VIC 3676 146.3280593 -36.3566331
Aldi /business/15276 Corner Elgin St & Watson Street Wodonga, VIC, 3689 146.8894780 -36.1179476 Wodonga VIC 3689 146.8894780 -36.1179476

Pick up locations for Batteries

39 pick up businesses match your query on Batteries

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Toxfree Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Cleanaway - A Transpacific Business Please contact Cleanaway on 13 13 39 to enquire about p... Vic May apply
Transfield Metal Recycling We can pick up but prefer larger quantities are transpo... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
1800RECYCLE YOU CALL - WE COLLECT. eWaste & computer collection and... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
E&O Property Services & Rubbish Removal Whatever the quantity or type of waste, we'll collect i... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Bulls-Eye PC's & Electronics Please contact us via the website, email, Facebook or p... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Red Rabbit Rubbish Removal & Recycling Service We come to you with a truck team and do all the loading... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Cash for Cars We offer free removal and pick service throughout the M... Vic Free
Busters Metal Will travel further distance for loads over a ton and f... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
CMA Ecocycle We provide pick up services for commercial quantities. Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
ACE Recycling Group Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Greener Mobile All done via mail. Post at any Australia Post red box o... Nationally Free
Rapid Car Removal We remove and pickup all types, makes, models and condi... Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
GREENCOM Pick up with in 3 days of Metro Areas Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
Bluesky Recycling Click Business Name for details Vic Free
ITHouze Australia We can arrange pickup nationally and the goods can be b... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
Control Bin Hire (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. Pick up from South East Melbourne and surrounding subur... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
TES-AMM Australia Pty Ltd Pick up of commercial quantities only. Nationally May apply
Inner City Metal Recycling We welcome all unwanted metal materials (domestic and c... Vic May apply
PENTAQ Technology Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Reverse E-Waste Commercial - Sydney/Melb/Bris local metro - min 1 palle... Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
Seafront Scrapmetal & Machinery Pty Ltd Pick-up available for large quantities. Nationally Free
Trailers and Scrap Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
ANZ Asset Managment Bookings are essential for Commercial and Office pick-u... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
Blue Ocean Metal Recycling Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
CashAphone Click Business Name for details Nationally Free
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
EcoSwish Will travel a further distance for useful quantity mate... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
1800-GOT-JUNK? (Australia) Pty Ltd. We cover the following suburbs: Armadale Caulfield No... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
DATS Environmental Services Pty Ltd. Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
Melbourne Junk Removal Free metal drop off 7 days a week. Local collection ava... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
ACE RECYCLING GROUP Pickup can always be arrange from any where, please cal... Vic May apply
rapid waste management services Pty Ltd we will leave containers / bins on site for loading eit... Vic May apply
Need A Skip Now Customers need to order our bins, which are delivered o... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply

Other Battery Recycling Programs

Some waste management companies run nationwide programs that recycle all types of batteries (except motor vehicle batteries). Flat-packed boxes are posted out to your location and full boxes sent back for recycling with an administration fee. To find out more visit Transpacific-Cleanaway or SITA.

Mobile Phone Batteries are accepted in the programs above and with mobile phones and other accessories in the MobileMuster program. See the Indigo Shire Council mobile phone recycling page.

Computer Batteries are accepted in the Battery World, Transpacific-Cleanaway and SITA programs above, and with computers and other accessories in various computer recycling or re-use programs. See the Indigo Shire Council computer recycling page for further details.

Motor Vehicle Batteries are recycled through a national network of Battery Recycling Centres established by Century Yuasa, and at many garages, transfer stations and waste management centres. See if there is a drop off location or visit the Indigo Shire Council motor vehicle battery recycling page for other listings.

The RACV offers an annual collection of used car batteries. To find out more visit racv.com.au

How to recycle batteries at work

There are many recycling companies that offer national collection services for commercial quantities of all types of batteries. To find a commercial battery recycling service for your workplace or business, visit BusinessRecycling.com.au

About Batteries

Single-use batteries are usually alkaline batteries with Zinc, Manganese or Lithium chemistry. Rechargeable batteries are commonly Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride or Lithium Ion. Rechargeable batteries are found in the same shapes and voltage as single-use batteries, as well as specifically designed for laptops, mobile phones and electronic equipment.

How to reduce your battery waste

Try to minimise battery usage by connecting appliances to the mains power where possible. Buying rechargeable batteries is an important way to reduce battery waste. Each battery can be recharged up to 1000 times, saving you money and reducing pollution from discarded batteries.

There are many retailers who sell battery rechargers, which conveniently take less than 15 minutes to recharge.

More information

Batteries can be processed to recover plastics and metals, some of which are used to manufacture new batteries.

See Planet Ark's Battery Recycling Factsheet for further information on battery composition and recycling.

The Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI) is an industry and community working group, established to investigate a coordinated national collection and recycling scheme for batteries.

See the Rechargeable Batteryback page for information about a trial rechargeable battery recycling program running in Toowoomba until 5th September 2016.