SERVICE UPDATE: RAA will be testing new routes beginning April 3rd. Service days will stay the same but timing may change. Place carts out no later than 7am on your collection day, and if it hasn't been picked up by 4pm please notify the city at 734-994-7336 the following business day.
What To Do With Return to A-Z Guide
Alkaline batteries should not be placed in the curbside recycling bin. We do not accept alkaline batteries at are not accepted at any division of RAA. Washtenaw County's Home Toxics disposal site accepts alkaline batteries for proper recycling.
Hold onto dead alkaline batteries and take them to Washtenaw County's Home Toxics disposal site for proper recycling. It is best not to hold onto them for longer than one year.
Live Zero Waste!
Reduce the amount of battery powered gadgets you use. Opt for rechargeable batteries - many different retailers, such as Staples and Best Buy, offer recycling services for rechargeable batteries. Also, you can recharge them in your home and use them for controllers, remotes, cameras. etc.
Do any other places accept alkaline batteries?
Battery Solutions offers recycling for any type of battery! All you do is order one of their containers and fill it with your batteries, then ship it back! Refer to the linked website for more information.