For anyone who has been holding on to their used batteries from flashlights, radios etc., there will be curbside pick-up on
Here is the news on how to dispose of them properly:
2017 Curbside Battery Collections
- City will be completing two curbside battery collections in 2017 to correlate with “spring ahead” and “fall back”. The collections will be held March 13-17 and November 6-10, 2017.
- Residents are asked to collect and place all used household batteries in clear ziplock bags at the curb on their regular collection day for pickup. The City will not be supplying dedicated battery bags for this collection.
- Residents may place out an unlimited number of bags of used batteries.
- Place used or unwanted single-use dry cell batteries inside your clear ziplock bag. Remember to cover 9V battery terminals with masking tape.
- Place sealed bag on top or beside your paper recycling box on your regular collection day during the weeks of March 13-17, 2017 and November 6-10, 2017.
- Batteries and bag will be recycled.
- Please do not place any loose batteries in your paper recycling box.
Acceptable Batteries: A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9V, button batteries, lantern batteries
Unacceptable Batteries: Rechargeable batteries (laptop, cellphone batteries, etc.), automotive batteries, industrial batteries. These batteries can be brought to the Lindsay Ops (51 Wilson Rd. Lindsay) or Fenelon (341 Mark Rd, Fenelon Twp) HHW depots for disposal.