We all use batteries.

We use them in our flashlights, remote controls, security cameras, fire alarms, and more.

But what do we do with them when they no longer provide power? If they are the rechargeable kind, we put them in a charger and use them over again. But even these kind are no longer able to do their job properly at some point. So what do we do with them? Throw them away in the trash and have them hauled to the landfill?

No! They need to be disposed of in a way that is safe for the Earth, our children, and our grandchildren.

We shouldn’t leave them a major dump site to deal with.

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You may recycle all of your batteries at Howard County Recycling District. Please make sure all 9 volt batteries are taped at the terminals, this will help with the possibility of sparking. This facility is open every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8am to 4pm, Wednesday 1pm to 4pm we are closed weekends and major holidays. This facility is for Howard County, Indiana households only. Business waste is prohibited.

Automotive batteries may also be taken to these various locations:

Newlon Metals

Hunts Salvage

Omni Source

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