Dead Batteries?
Dead Simple.

Recycle your batteries in the yellow bin.

When it comes to recycling portable batteries, we aim to turn a negative into a positive.

In the UK, we throw away over 1.4 billion portable batteries every year – but only 15% are collected and recycled. We need your help to increase this.

Find your nearest recycle point

I didn’t know you could recycle batteries?!

Yes, you can - and it’s super simple.

  • Find your local drop-off using our handy tool

  • Drop your batteries in the big yellow bins

  • Scan the QR code and we’ll donate to community projects!

Learn how it works

Battrecycle was initiated to reduce one of recycling’s biggest problems
- the battery.

Find out more about us

We have over 30,000 locations across the UK where you can drop off batteries for recycling

Look out for our Battrecycle bins near you, with over 30,000 free battery collections points located at nationwide supermarkets, retailers, and local authorities. Simply search using your location below to find your nearest collection point!

Battery recycling frequently asked questions...

How can I spread the word about battery recycling?

Ah, we love your enthusiasm! You can be a recycling rockstar by sharing the importance of battery recycling with your friends, family, and social media pals. Together, we can create a buzz and inspire others to join the battrecycle movement. Let's power up the planet with positive change!

Can I recycle batteries at home?

While we applaud your enthusiasm, it's best to leave battery recycling to the professionals. To ensure proper recycling and prevent any mishaps, we recommend taking your batteries to one of our dedicated collection points or participating in community recycling programs. Together, we make a bigger impact!

Why should I recycle batteries instead of throwing them away?

Recycling batteries is a superhero move for the environment! By recycling, you prevent harmful substances from leaching into the soil and water, and you help conserve precious resources. Whilst helping the environment, by using one of our bins you're also helping the community and supporting charities! Let's join forces and make a positive impact together!

Can I recycle batteries that are completely dead?

Absolutely! Dead batteries still deserve a second chance at life. Even if they're out of juice, we can extract valuable materials from them through recycling. Remember, every battery counts!

What types of batteries can I recycle?

We're here to recycle all your battery buddies! From regular alkaline batteries to rechargeable ones like lithium-ion and nickel-metal hydride, we've got you covered. Leave no battery behind!

How can I recycle my old batteries?

Recycling old batteries is a piece of cake! Just drop them off at one of our convenient collection points or look for #TheBigYellowBin in your area. We've made it super easy for you to do your part for the planet!

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