Car Batteries Recycling Hotline

Used car batteries, as well as other used lead-acid batteries are hazardous waste and should be disposed of appropriately through recycling programs. Lead-acid batteries also include batteries in motorcycles, boats, emergency lighting and air conditioners.

A national network of Battery Recycling Centres has been established by Century Yuasa for environmentally responsible collection and recycling of used lead-acid batteries.

Most car workshops, scrap metal dealers and service stations will accept used car batteries for recycling. Check with your car battery vendor when purchasing a new battery.

Some states and councils provide Household Hazardous Waste or Chemical Collection programs that take used lead acid batteries for recycling.

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

Council services for Car Batteries

Maitland City Council has listed the following locations where you can recycle your car batteries.

  1. Drop off Facility - Mt Vincent Road Waste Management Centre
  2. Drop off Facility - Balcomb Metal Recyclers

Drop off locations for Car batteries

24 drop off businesses match on Car batteries within approx 60km of Maitland NSW

Click the link for business details and map

Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Battery World /business/3112 210 High Street Maitland, NSW, 2320 151.5624936 -32.7392347 Maitland NSW 2320 151.5624936 -32.7392347
Battery World /business/11003 Shop 1, 56 Victory Parade Toronto, NSW, 2283 151.5969356 -33.0128531 Toronto NSW 2283 151.5969356 -33.0128531
Century Yuasa /business/11045 Unit 9, 7 Teamster Close Tuggerah, NSW, 2259 151.4175679 -33.3190298 Tuggerah NSW 2259 151.4175679 -33.3190298
Repco Auto Parts /business/11252 Unit 1, 10 Darwin Street Cessnock, NSW, 2325 151.3521440 -32.8349830 Cessnock NSW 2325 151.3521440 -32.8349830
Repco Auto Parts /business/11289 27 33 Pacific Highway Gateshead, NSW, 2290 151.6920450 -32.9858660 Gateshead NSW 2290 151.6920450 -32.9858660
Repco Auto Parts /business/11300 23 Mitchell Drive Green Hills, NSW, 2323 151.5889580 -32.7616690 Green Hills NSW 2323 151.5889580 -32.7616690
Repco Auto Parts /business/11305 45 Tudor Street Hamilton, NSW, 2303 151.7531570 -32.9247370 Hamilton NSW 2303 151.7531570 -32.9247370
Repco Auto Parts /business/11405 38 Port Stephens Street Raymond Terrace, NSW, 2324 151.7444470 -32.7593320 Raymond Terrace NSW 2324 151.7444470 -32.7593320
Repco Auto Parts /business/11438 5 James Street Toronto, NSW, 2283 151.5924070 -33.0106380 Toronto NSW 2283 151.5924070 -33.0106380
Repco Auto Parts /business/11441 Unit 2/2 Anzac Rd Tuggerah, NSW, 2259 151.4193632 -33.3072393 Tuggerah NSW 2259 151.4193632 -33.3072393
Repco Auto Parts /business/11453 Unit 2, 10 Medcalf Street Warners Bay, NSW, 2282 151.6511910 -32.9672030 Warners Bay NSW 2282 151.6511910 -32.9672030
Super Cheap Auto /business/11510 Tenancy 3, 7 15 Groves Road Bennetts Green, NSW, 2300 151.6895386 -32.9957122 Bennetts Green NSW 2300 151.6895386 -32.9957122
Super Cheap Auto /business/11561 387 Lake Road Glendale, NSW, 2285 151.6419790 -32.9294450 Glendale NSW 2285 151.6419790 -32.9294450
Super Cheap Auto /business/11587 30 Northcott Drive Kotara, NSW, 2289 151.7119496 -32.9383234 Kotara NSW 2289 151.7119496 -32.9383234
Super Cheap Auto /business/11589 Lake Haven Drive Gorokan, NSW, 2263 151.4967700 -33.2533470 Gorokan NSW 2263 151.4967700 -33.2533470
Super Cheap Auto /business/11601 405 High Street Maitland, NSW, 2320 151.5560970 -32.7335060 Maitland NSW 2320 151.5560970 -32.7335060
Super Cheap Auto /business/11629 585 Maitland Road Mayfield West, NSW, 2300 151.7183410 -32.8804130 Mayfield West NSW 2300 151.7183410 -32.8804130
Super Cheap Auto /business/11659 21 Ryan Avenue Singleton, NSW, 2330 151.1622950 -32.5684100 Singleton NSW 2330 151.1622950 -32.5684100
Super Cheap Auto /business/11678 150 158a Pacific Highway Tuggerah, NSW, 2259 151.4217670 -33.2991510 Tuggerah NSW 2259 151.4217670 -33.2991510
Sell and Parker Metal Recycling /business/13579 8 Everett Street Carrington, NSW, 2294 151.7647160 -32.9039130 Carrington NSW 2294 151.7647160 -32.9039130
Mt Vincent Waste Disposal centre /business/15918 109 Mount Vincent Road East Maitland , NSW, 2320 151.5567040 -32.7820930 East Maitland  NSW 2320 151.5567040 -32.7820930
Salamander Bay Waste Transfer Station /business/16369 4 Tarrant Road Salamander Bay, NSW, 2317 152.0802564 -32.7306021 Salamander Bay NSW 2317 152.0802564 -32.7306021
Advanced Environmental Solutions Pty Ltd /business/16609 3/78 Seventh Street Boolaroo, NSW, 2285 151.6164710 -32.9547280 Boolaroo NSW 2285 151.6164710 -32.9547280
Awaba Waste Management Facility /business/17848 367 Wilton Rd Awaba, NSW, 2283 151.5509380 -33.0233220 Awaba NSW 2283 151.5509380 -33.0233220
Battery World /business/3112 210 High Street Maitland, NSW, 2320 151.5624936 -32.7392347 Maitland NSW 2320 151.5624936 -32.7392347

Pick up locations for Car batteries

58 pick up businesses match your query on Car batteries

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
PGM Refiners Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Sims Metal Management - Albury Commercial bin and pick up service available. Fees appl... NSW May apply
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
SRS Recycling Pty Ltd Pick up of bulk quantities only. Nationally NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Computers for Young and Old Collections are free, Sydney and surrounding areas are ... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Ezy Waste Group Pty Ltd T/A Ezy Waste n Recycle We provide a pickup service for any ongoing Waste & Rec... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Remondis Australia (Taren Point) PTY Pick up provided ONLY through the Remondis skip bin ser... NSW May apply
Advanced Environmental Solutions Pty Ltd bulk quantities only will provide bins for service re... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Griffiith Recycling Must Have Existing contract, Bulk quantities only, Fees... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Watts Batteries We collect in the following areas: Sydney Newcastle ... NSW Free
Greg McCauley Scrap Metal Click Business Name for details NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Hornsby Scrap Metals Click Business Name for details NSW May apply
ACE Recycling Group Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Tip Fast Pickup service available clients customers and general ... NSW May apply
Car Removal We can pickup cars any where in Sydney at no costs to o... NSW Free
CMA Ecocycle Pick up service only for commercial quantities. NSW May apply
Rubbish Away Can pick up / remove all types of scrap and rubbish rem... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Cash For Cars Click Business Name for details NSW Free
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
TES-AMM Australia Pty Ltd Pick up of commercial quantities only. Nationally May apply
Cooke's Metal Recyclers P/L Minimum amounts apply for pick up, please call. Smaller... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
Century Yuasa Batteries Must be a business or large organisation to access pick... Nationally Free
Sell and Parker Metal Recycling Click Business Name for details NSW May apply
Reverse E-Waste Commercial - Sydney/Melb/Bris local metro - min 1 palle... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
C&D Scrap Pick up must be pre booked. NSW May apply
J.J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd Commercial quantities only outside of metro areas. NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
J.J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd Commercial quantities only outside of metro areas. NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
NSW Paper Recyclers Click Business Name for details NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Seafront Scrapmetal & Machinery Pty Ltd Pick-up available for large quantities. Nationally Free
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Sims Metal Management Please call 1800 727 276 or 9774 8700 for more informat... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Palerang Council Fortnightly 240L bin Commingled Recycling Collection fr... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
The Scrap Metal Man All past present and future customers are welcome to bo... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Cowboys towing & Scrap Metal We are the preferred contractor for the southern and ru... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
Wagga Scrap Metals Bulk Quantities only Please ring for further informati... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
Eco Metal Recyclers Details available on request - please contact us for de... NSW May apply
Total Metal Recyclers Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply
Southern District Metal Recyclers Each pickup is different and will be assessed for quant... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
Ezy Waste Group Pty Ltd T/A Ezy Waste n Recycle We provide a pickup service for any ongoing Waste & Rec... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details NSW May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details NSW May apply
Mid Coast Rubbish Removal We operate from Port Macquarie and service the whole mi... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
Eurobodalla Scrap Metal & Towing Cars are free removal. Any pick up out side Batemans Ba... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
St George Metal Recovery Free Bin Service requires customers to have a forklift.... NSW May apply
A,B.C Recycle Have materials ready unless arrangement has been made p... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
EWaste Express Large or small quantities of eWaste. NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
ACE RECYCLING GROUP Pickup can always be arrange from any where, please cal... NSW May apply
Gold Coast Resource Recovery We collect any quantity over 5 batteries, and will orga... NSW May apply
All Trash Oz Pty Ltd We pick-up all recyclable material over 1 cubic metre. NSW May apply

About Car Batteries

  • Used car batteries and other lead acid batteries contain lead, lead compounds, and/or sulphuric acid, all of which are hazardous. Seventy thousand tonnes of lead-acid batteries are finished with each year, and they are 98% recyclable.

Importance of Recycling Car Batteries

  • Each car battery contains around 2-3 litres of sulfuric acid, as well as lead, and lead compounds, all of which are toxic.
  • Car batteries can be re-conditioned or recycled into new products made from the lead, sulphuric acid and polypropylene. Recycling of these batteries uses less energy than refining primary ore and removes lead from the environment.
  • Car Batteries can be recycled into a range of products from plant pots, to laundry detergents and new batteries.

Further Information

To find out more about car battery recycling see Planet Ark's Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Factsheet.

Or visit the following websites: