We are pleased to announce a partnership with the New Hanover County Public Libraries to offer battery recycling drop-off collection bins at each of the library’s four locations.
Collection bins are located inside the entrances. You can recycle any type of household battery – alkaline, rechargeable (NiCd, NiMH, and lithium ion), and lithium button cells.
Batteries contain corrosive chemicals and heavy metals such as mercury, cadmium, and zinc. Improper storage or disposal of old batteries can contaminate groundwater, be consumed by small children, or cause fires.
Batteries that are collected are sorted by chemistry, packaged, and shipped to a certified recycling facility.