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Household Battery Recycling Program

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Australians use thousands of tonnes of batteries every year, most of which end up in landfill. This is a problem because a wide range of battery types contain toxic metals such as cadmium, mercury and lead, and over time the chemicals in these batteries can be toxic to the environment. Other battery types contain valuable materials like magnesium and zinc which can be recycled for future use.

To help combat this, the Macarthur Councils are implementing a battery recycling program to assist residents with an environmentally friendly way to dispose of their domestic household batteries.

Any brand AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries (both rechargeable and non-rechargeable) are accepted, simply drop your used batteries (removing any packaging) into the dedicated bins and you're done.

Drop off locations

Facility  Location 
Campbelltown Civic Centre  Corner Queen and Broughton Street, Campbelltown 
Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living  1 Mount Annan Drive, Mount Annan 
Narellan Library  Corner Queen and Elyard Street, Narellan 
Camden Library 40 John Street, Camden
Camden Council Office  70 Central Avenue, Oran Park
Wollondilly Shire Civic Centre  62-64 Menangle Street, Picton

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