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Recycling

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Dept Head: Susie Gordon
  •   11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F, except for holidays)

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 Recycling A to Z

Batteries Plus

1107 W. Drake Road
Fort Collins
80526

(970) 206-0206

http://www.batteriesplus.com

Accepts:

Item Name Details  
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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Battery, Alkaline

Alkaline batteries can be thrown way in the trash or recycled. Many local retail stores and the drop-off locations listed below also accept alkaline batteries free of cost. Contact specific location for details.

Since the late 1990s, alkaline batteries have no longer been manufactured using heavy metals, meaning they can be thrown away in the trash, although recycling is preferable. All other types of batteries are manufactured with heavy metals and must be recycled.

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Battery, Button

Button 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, Lithium-Ion

Lithium Ion batteries can be disposed of at the following drop-off locations. Contact location for details of what can and cannot be accepted.

Lithium Ion batteries should NEVER be included in curbside recycling or trash, as they can be highly flammable if not handled safely. These batteries have caused multiple fires at recycling facilities in recent years.

No matter whether a battery is rechargeable or not, it is safest to dispose of it as household hazardous waste.

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Battery, Other

Batteries can be disposed of at the following drop-off locations. Contact location for details of what can and cannot be accepted.

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

No matter whether a battery is rechargeable or not, it is safest to dispose of it as household hazardous waste.

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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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Light Bulb - Fluorescent Tube

Fees apply per tube,  call for details. 

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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 cmVjeWNsaW5nQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600