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Recycling

Batteries Plus
Fees may apply

1107 W. Drake Road
Fort Collins
80526

(970) 206-0206

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Accepts:

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Light Bulb - Incandescent

Incandescent light bulbs can safely be thrown away in the trash.

DO NOT put lightbulbs in curbside recycling.

Fluorescent bulbs (CFLs & tubes) include chemicals that make them unsafe to throw away.

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Light Bulb - Halogen

Halogen light bulbs can safely be thrown away in the trash.

DO NOT put lightbulbs in curbside recycling.

Fluorescent bulbs (CFLs & tubes) include chemicals that make them unsafe to throw away.

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Light Bulb - Fluorescent Tube

Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes contain mercury and require special recycling at drop-off locations listed below. Fees may apply; contact specific location before dropping off.

 

DO NOT put lightbulbs in curbside recycling.

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Light Bulb - CFL

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and long fluorescent tubes contain mercury and require special recycling at drop-off locations listed below. Fees may apply; contact specific location before dropping off.

 

DO NOT put lightbulbs in curbside recycling.

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Light Bulb - LED

LED light bulbs can safely be thrown away in the trash.

DO NOT put lightbulbs in curbside recycling.

Fluorescent bulbs (CFLs & tubes) include chemicals that make them unsafe to throw away. They should be dropped off at drop-off locations listed below.

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Battery, Rechargeable

Rechargeable batteries should be properly disposed of as household hazardous waste at the following drop-off locations. Contact location for details of what can and cannot be accepted.

These batteries contain heavy metals which can be harmful to human health and the environment if not disposed of properly.

Batteries should NEVER be included in curbside recycling or trash, as they can be highly flammable if not handled safely.

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Battery, Other

There is a charge per pound on batteries. 

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Battery, Lithium-Ion

There is a charge per pound on batteries. 

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Battery, Button

There is a charge per pound on batteries. 

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Battery, Alkaline

There is a charge per pound on batteries. 

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Automotive Battery

Automotive batteries can be recycled at many auto repair shops or at the following drop-off locations.

They contain lead which can be harmful to human health and the environment if not disposed of properly.

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***DISCLAIMER***

The information provided in this tool is compiled as a service to Fort Collins Residents. Contact information has been provided for the listed locations, and it is encouraged that you call ahead to verify the location, materials accepted, and hours of operation. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement by the City of Fort Collins.

Any recycler wishing to be added to this list may contact recycling@fcgov.com. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600