Battery Disposal Information

REGULAR TRASH:  Household batteries including lantern type and D or smaller that were made in the last 10 years are safe to put in with regular trash as there is no mercury in them.  (If you have some old ones that have been sitting around a long time, they should be recycled.)
 
RECYCLE:  Do NOT put the following batteries in trash!

Lead Acid (i.e. Car)  (Recycle fee $3.00)
Nicad  (Free)
Lithium  (Free)
Button Cell  (Free)
Any Rechargeable  (Free)

Recycle these at Town of Wilmington Transfer Station, Miller Road.
Recycled batteries are sent to the Solid Waste District where they are properly disposed of. 

Car batteries may also be accepted at some service stations.