Lithium-ion batteries, which are commonly found in remote control toys, calculators, etc., are accepted at the Drop-Off Station as recycling and at Washtenaw County's Home Toxics disposal site. At the Recovery Yard, they are accepted as trash.
Do not put any batteries in curbside recycling bins.
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Lithium-ion batteries are rechargeable.
Other Places These are Accepted:
Staples accepts batteries for recycling at their stores
Dell accepts batteries for drop-off recycling at some of their stores, click the link to find a location near you Use
Energizer's handy locator to find out where else you can take your batteries to be recycled
While we do our best to stay updated on alternative reuse and recycling locations, we recommend that you call locations before taking your item(s) to confirm that they currently accept them.
When first arriving on-site, stop at the gatehouse to have your materials assessed and pay the appropriate fee (if applicable).
price list for full details
The gatehouse staff will give you direction as to where your items should be placed.
Often you are required to visit several different areas and receptacles.
Unloading and loading assistance is often available. For a complete list of what is accepted, visit the Drop-Off About page.
2950 East Ellsworth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Public drop-off Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 8:30 am to 6:30 pm*
Saturday 9 am to 6 pm*
Closed Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday
Credit Cards ONLY. No cash/check.
*SEASONAL NOTICE - during the winter season, the following items cannot be accepted after 5 pm due to lighting and safety concerns: scrap metal, general waste, bulky waste, furniture, yard waste, or concrete.
Prior to unloading, Call the office 734-426-2280 to receive directions and assistance.
Please check our
Recovery Yard Drop Off Price list as applicable fees will apply.
No liquids, paints or varnishes, No toxics, No alkaline batteries, food waste, asbestos, soil, sand nor deceased pets, livestock or wildlife.
7891 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Public drop-off hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 3:15 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday