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

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

  1. Drop off Facility - Dunmore Resource Recovery Centre

Drop off locations for Car batteries

29 drop off businesses match on Car batteries within approx 60km of Shellharbour NSW

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Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Battery World /business/162 168 Taren Point Road Caringbah, NSW, 2229 151.1211980 -34.0249340 Caringbah NSW 2229 151.1211980 -34.0249340
Battery World /business/180 135 Princes Highway Fairy Meadow, NSW, 2519 150.8903740 -34.4039130 Fairy Meadow NSW 2519 150.8903740 -34.4039130
Battery World /business/2046 New Lake Entrance Rd Shellharbour, NSW, 2529 150.83863735198975 -34.56283848544477 Shellharbour NSW 2529 150.83863735198975 -34.56283848544477
Century Yuasa /business/11065 3/225 227 Princes Highway Wollongong, NSW, 2526 150.8395250 -34.4611040 Wollongong NSW 2526 150.8395250 -34.4611040
Repco Auto Parts /business/11244 1 Rose St Cnr Blaxland Rd Campbelltown, NSW, 2560 150.8187910 -34.0561000 Campbelltown NSW 2560 150.8187910 -34.0561000
Repco Auto Parts /business/11355 U1, 192 Old Hume Highway Mittagong, NSW, 2575 150.4718330 -34.4395760 Mittagong NSW 2575 150.4718330 -34.4395760
Repco Auto Parts /business/11376 1/302 Camden Valley Way Narellan, NSW, 2567 150.7342800 -34.0413200 Narellan NSW 2567 150.7342800 -34.0413200
Repco Auto Parts /business/11385 13 East Steet Nowra, NSW, 2541 150.6053630 -34.8738870 Nowra NSW 2541 150.6053630 -34.8738870
Repco Auto Parts /business/11416 230 New Lake Entrance Rd Shellharbour, NSW, 2529 150.8260630 -34.5661980 Shellharbour NSW 2529 150.8260630 -34.5661980
Repco Auto Parts /business/11429 696 Princes Highway Sutherland, NSW, 2232 151.0668289 -34.0317656 Sutherland NSW 2232 151.0668289 -34.0317656
Repco Auto Parts /business/11433 2&3/120 126 Taren Point Rd Taren Point, NSW, 2229 151.1222140 -34.0193580 Taren Point NSW 2229 151.1222140 -34.0193580
Repco Auto Parts /business/11468 89-91 Campbell Street Wollongong, NSW, 2500 150.8932220 -34.4198240 Wollongong NSW 2500 150.8932220 -34.4198240
Super Cheap Auto /business/11528 Showroom 1, Lot 12, Blaxland Road Campbelltown, NSW, 2560 150.8182470 -34.0557550 Campbelltown NSW 2560 150.8182470 -34.0557550
Super Cheap Auto /business/11609 5-21 Carter Road Menai Central, NSW, 2234 151.0116030 -34.0169640 Menai Central NSW 2234 151.0116030 -34.0169640
Super Cheap Auto /business/11615 205 Old Hume Highway Mittagong, NSW, 2575 150.4361660 -34.4464600 Mittagong NSW 2575 150.4361660 -34.4464600
Super Cheap Auto /business/11626 6 Yarmouth Place Narellan, NSW, 2567 150.7503380 -34.0414280 Narellan NSW 2567 150.7503380 -34.0414280
Super Cheap Auto /business/11634 104 Worrigee St Nowra, NSW, 2541 150.6043290 -34.8773610 Nowra NSW 2541 150.6043290 -34.8773610
Super Cheap Auto /business/11657 174 176 Shellharbour Road Warilla, NSW, 2528 150.8598380 -34.5526390 Warilla NSW 2528 150.8598380 -34.5526390
Wingecarribee Resource Recovery Centre /business/12947 177 Berrima Road Moss Vale, NSW, 2577 150.35592555999756 -34.533924541228984 Moss Vale NSW 2577 150.35592555999756 -34.533924541228984
SUEZ Australia /business/13571 275 Richardson Road Spring Farm, NSW, 2570 150.73336601257324 -34.0585615719503 Spring Farm NSW 2570 150.73336601257324 -34.0585615719503
Lucas Heights SUEZ Australia /business/13573 New Illawarra Road Lucas Heights, NSW, 2234 150.9810602 -34.0482823 Lucas Heights NSW 2234 150.9810602 -34.0482823
Sell and Parker Metal Recycling /business/13577 7 Bosci Road Ingleburn, NSW, 2565 150.8540410 -33.9996940 Ingleburn NSW 2565 150.8540410 -33.9996940
Sell and Parker Metal Recycling /business/13578 42a Yalwal Road Nowra, NSW, 2541 150.5898001 -34.8917575 Nowra NSW 2541 150.5898001 -34.8917575
Batteries Galore & More /business/14754 25 Flinders Street Wollongong, NSW, 2500 150.8927470 -34.4164889 Wollongong NSW 2500 150.8927470 -34.4164889
Sims Metal Management /business/15121 Kembla Grange Place Kembla Grange, NSW, 2526 150.8118340 -34.4752512 Kembla Grange NSW 2526 150.8118340 -34.4752512
Remondis Australia (Taren Point) PTY /business/16419 2 Bay Road Taren Point, NSW, 2229 151.1286614 -34.0241257 Taren Point NSW 2229 151.1286614 -34.0241257
Watts Batteries /business/17286 38 Woodfield Boulevard Caringbah, NSW, 2229 151.12503358399204 -34.02876256943814 Caringbah NSW 2229 151.12503358399204 -34.02876256943814
Greg McCauley Scrap Metal /business/17304 8 Snapper Road Huskisson, NSW, 2540 150.6598680 -35.0292310 Huskisson NSW 2540 150.6598680 -35.0292310
Mr Metal Recycling /business/22956 3/461 The Boulevarde (50m West of Bath Rd) Kirrawee, NSW, 2232 151.0759984 -34.0252651 Kirrawee NSW 2232 151.0759984 -34.0252651
Battery World /business/162 168 Taren Point Road Caringbah, NSW, 2229 151.1211980 -34.0249340 Caringbah NSW 2229 151.1211980 -34.0249340

Pick up locations for Car batteries

63 pick up businesses match your query on Car batteries

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
Toxfree E-cycle Division 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
Total Metal Recyclers Click Business Name for details Nationally 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
ITHouze Australia We can arrange pickup nationally and the goods can be b... Nationally (Metro Area Only) 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
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
The Sydney Rubbish Truck We pick up any quantity of residential and commercial w... NSW (Metro Area Only) May apply
SOHO EXPRESS Pick Up. Please call with details of the equipment to ... NSW (Metro Area Only) Free
Mr Metal Recycling We have a fleet of different sized trucks capable of re... NSW May apply
Port Stephens Rubbish Removal Service collection of any quantity within 100 kilometre radius ... 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: