Region-wide curbside battery collection April 24 -28
across Niagara are being asked to bring their batteries to the curb for a
special one-week collection this spring.
of single-family homes and apartments with up to six units will be able to
place their used or unwanted batteries at the curb on their regular collection
day the week of April 24 - 28.
special, one-week only collection gives residents in all Niagara municipalities
the opportunity to conveniently keep used and unwanted batteries out of our
landfills. All batteries collected will be recycled.
are asked to place undamaged acceptable batteries, in a sealed, clear plastic
bag, beside their Blue or Grey Box by 7 a.m. on the morning of their normal garbage/recycling
collection day the week of April 24 -28 (do not place batteries at the curb
night before collection). For safety reasons, please use masking tape to cover
both ends of button cell batteries and the terminals of 6-volt and 9-volt
- Standard A, AA, AAA, C,
D batteries (both alkaline and heavy duty)
- 6-volt batteries (often
used in lanterns)
- 9-volt batteries (often
used in smoke detectors)
- Button-cell batteries
(watches, toys, calculators, electronics)
- NiCad or NiMH
rechargeable battery packs
- Car batteries
- Industrial batteries
- Leaking batteries
- Lithium batteries
more information on preparing your batteries, visit niagararegion.ca/waste or call the Waste Info
Line at 905-356-4141 or 1-800-594-5542.
905-980-6000 ext. 2529
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