Battery drop-off containers are available at some libraries, city halls, community centers and other sites throughout Hennepin County. Find battery recycling container locations.
Batteries accepted: alkaline, button, lithium ion (often found in laptops) and other rechargeable batteries. (NO lead acid batteries and other types of vehicle batteries in the battery recycling containers--for options, see Vehicle batteries.)
Call2Recycle lists additional drop-off sites for rechargeable batteries.
Minneapolis solid waste and recycling customers can recycle batteries by putting batteries in a clear plastic bag on top of your recycling cart on your recycling day.
Prepare your batteries: Place batteries in a clear plastic bag OR place clear tape on both the positive (+) and negative (-) terminals of batteries to prevent fires.
If you cannot remove the battery from the device, bring the entire device to a Hennepin County drop-off facility.