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Home Depot

4502 John F. Kennedy Pkwy. (n. store) 1251 E. Magnolia St. (s. store)
Fort Collins

970-206-0774 (n. store) - 970-206-0774 (s. store)

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