What items can we take?

This category includes all used household batteries.

Alkaline batteries

Rechargeable batteries

Small electronics batteries

Hearing aid batteries

What isn’t in this category?

Here are some batteries we can't take.

Car batteries

Lead acid batteries


While batteries are no longer toxic for the environment, they still have valuable materials for recycling.

This category includes all batteries that you would use around the house!

Why use Ridwell?

We take your used batteries and our partner separates the chemicals from the metals to be used for building other products.

If you have new batteries that you don't need, we recommend gifting them via your local Buy Nothing group. Batteries we take will be recycled!