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Omaha Recycling Guide

Auto Batteries

Not Accepted, Alternative Options Available

Auto Batteries

CAUTION: Household Hazardous Waste

DO NOT place this item in City of Omaha curbside recycling carts or drop-off site containers.

DO NOT place auto batteries in waste or garbage carts. This item is considered Household Hazardous Waste and requires special handling.

Take auto batteries to the City's special waste facility, UnderTheSink. UnderTheSink accepts unwanted chemicals and special waste from households in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. More information and a list of items accepted at this facility can be found at this link:

Auto Batteries

Where Else Could It Go?

This item can be taken to Batteries Plus Bulbs stores. Fees may apply. Find store locations at:

Batteries + Bulbs

Some local automotive retailers and service stations will also accept auto batteries for proper disposal. Ask your local retailer or service station if they participate in a take-back or battery recycling program.

Tip: Always call ahead to confirm whether your item can be accepted.