Alkaline Battery Recycling

Recycling Process

Recycling old Alkaline electronics and batteries can be confusing. That’s why we’re here to make recycling your old Alkaline  batteries as easy and painless as possible.

Keep reading to find out how you can recycle your old Alkalines in as little as a couple of minutes.

Battery Usage

Battery Lifespan
1-3 Years

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How to Package Alkaline Batteries for Recycling

There are several different components to an Alkaline battery, including battery modules that must be periodically replaced, and electronic components that must be recycled. There are different regulations depending on the specific components of your batteries. 

At Battery Recyclers of America, we provide top-notch services for battery pickup, transportation, and recycling. We operate in accordance with all federal DOT regulations, so you have nothing to worry about with your battery pickup. 

For more details, we conveniently offer a comprehensive step-by-step guide to package your batteries—contact us for more information on that. For Alkaline as well as other types of batteries, we also provide detailed answers on our FAQ page regarding how to package different battery types.

Next Day Pickup is Our Standard

Schedule Next Day Pickup Alkaline Battery Recycling

At Battery Recyclers of America, our battery pickup and recycling services cover all the 50 states in the United States.

Don’t stress yourself about recycling your batteries, we can reach you anywhere you are and always comply with all laws and regulations.

Our world-class facilities are used in compliance with the EPA rules and regulations for battery recycling

We can handle all your battery recycling needs. No matter how many batteries you have, we can take them off your hands as soon as tomorrow.

Laws and Regulations on Alkaline Battery Recycling

The Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act, or simply Battery Act, was signed into law in 1996. This law created regulations for the processes of disposing of and recycling batteries. By recycling your used Alkaline batteries, you’re not only doing what’s right for the environment and your community, you’re also following the law.

Laws regulating battery recycling vary from state to state, so check out the International Battery Council’s website for a state-by-state breakdown of battery recycling laws. 

All the battery recycling processes we use at Battery Recyclers of America are EPA certified and compliant with all federal, state, and local regulations. Contact us for information about our battery recycling options in your area.

Recycling Alkaline Batteries Sustainably

The Environmental Protection agency, or EPA, created the Universal Waste Regulation in order to make clear the safest processes for recycling batteries and other potentially toxic products. Batteries contain heavy metals, acids, and other toxic substances that, if not properly disposed of, can leak into the environment and wreak havoc on your surroundings. 

This set of regulations are a good starting point, but many battery disposal companies ship batteries overseas to countries with laxer recycling laws in order to avoid having to abide by all regulations or pay certain fees and fines.

That’s not how we play at Battery Recyclers of America. We’re committed to sustainability in our disposal and recycling practices, and so we don’t cut any corners. We follow all of the EPA’s regulations, so you can know that your batteries are being recycled right.

Identifying Alkaline Batteries

Alkaline produces Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) batteries, which are used as emergency backup power sources for crucial equipment. Depending on the specific model of Alkaline battery you’re looking to recycle, the regulations and processes relating to the recycling process may vary. Because of that, it’s important to identify your Alkaline battery.

Your Alkaline battery should have a model number. This will not be on the front, but instead found on a sticker on either the bottom or rear of the product depending on the model and product type. They can vary in size, power capacity, and shape.

If you’re unsure of how to identify your Alkaline battery, give us a call and one of our associates will help you out with the process.

How Long Do Alkaline Batteries Last?

Most Alkaline batteries last for about three to five years. When these batteries can no longer provide any benefit, it is important to replace them, as they’re typically used to back up important equipment such as computers or even entire data centers.

The materials used in these batteries, meanwhile, are recyclable, so make sure to call professional battery waste services that you can trust. Battery Recyclers of America can come and pick up your Alkaline batteries, ensuring that the materials can be of further use. 

We can help you to find the best Alkaline battery recycling solutions for your situation. All you have to do is get in touch today, and you could have those used Alkaline batteries out of the way as early as tomorrow.

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