Disposal guidelines: 

Household Battery Recycling (2nd page)

Visit the WI Department of Natural Resources for more details on this complex recycling topic. 

Alkaline Batteries

Alkaline, single use batteries, are safe to throw in the trash,
but still have components that can be recycled.
Alkaline Batteries can be recycled for a nominal fee.

Vehicle Batteries

Consumers may bring lead-acid batteries to any Wisconsin retailer that sells these batteries for recycling (during normal business hours). This service is free to customers who purchase a new battery when they bring in a used one. Customers may be charged a fee of up to $3 if they bring
in a used battery without purchasing a new one.

Rechargeable Batteries

Rechargeable batteries should NOT be thrown in the trash.
Bring rechargeable batteries to the following locations for proper recycling:

Batteries Plus & Bulbs
Accepts all types for free, except Alkaline
Must be sorted by chemistry/battery type

101 Carmichael Road
Hudson, WI

Doyle’s Farm & Home Ace Hardware 
(automotive batteries only)
560 Deere Drive
New Richmond, WI

900 Industrial Street
Hudson, WI

Gregerson’s Ace Hardware
880 Cedar Street
Baldwin, WI

Kadingers Salvage & Recycling
N9919 130th St
Downing, WI 54734

Logistics Recycling Inc.
Somerset, WI

St. Croix Electric Cooperative
1925 Ridgeway Street
Hammond, WI

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