You can recycle many types of household batteries at B-cycle drop-off locations around NSW. 

Accepted batteries include:

  • standard size handheld batteries including AA, AAA, C, D, 9V, 6V and lantern batteries
  • button batteries used in hearing aids, remote controls and watches
  • standard size handheld rechargeable batteries of all chemistry types 
  • easily removable batteries found in power tools, e-bikes and digital cameras.

If you have more than 1kg of batteries, call the drop-off location to see if they accept the types and quantity at that location. 

Batteries that can't be recycled at B-cycle drop-off locations include:

  • Mobile phone batteries
  • Laptop or TV batteries
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Exit lighting.

B-cycle is a national battery recycling initiative supported by the government.

Last updated: 19 March 2024