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Batteries are not allowed in any household bin because they are a fire hazard. Domestic batteries can be recycled through E-waste recycling stations located at Glen Eira libraries. Other types of batteries can be disposed of at selected waste transfer stations.

Car batteries
Car batteries can be recycled at Waste Transfer Stations. 

Household batteries
Household batteries (e.g. AA, AAA, C, D, 9V and button) can be be recycled at any Glen Eira Libraries e-waste Recycling Station during opening hours or at any Aldi supermarket. There is also a trial collection point at Bentleigh Woolworths.

Other batteries
Other batteries (e.g. power tools) including: Nickel Cadmium (NiCd), Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) can be recycled for free at Battery World locations, or the Monash Waste Transfer Station.

Please note: Batteries should not go in any of your kerbside collection bins. 


Button batteries, lithium batteries, power packs, power tool battery pack, phone batteries, camera batteries, toy batteries, laptop batteries