Alkaline Batteries Zero Waste Box™
TerraCycle Zero Waste Boxes allow you to recycle almost every type of waste. Simply follow the steps below to recycle your waste with us and make a positive impact on our planet.
The collected waste is mechanically and/or manually separated into fabrics, metals, fibers, and plastics. Fabrics are reused, upcycled or recycled as appropriate. Metals are melted so they may be recycled. The fibers (such as paper or wood based products) are recycled or composted. The plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products.
Please send us non-rechargeable, spent alkaline batteries used in portable electronic devices. Please ensure that you place tape over the ends of the batteries to prevent any current transfer.
include any rechargeable lithium ion batteries, or any battery used to power a device not classified as a portable electronic device.
HOW IT WORKS
1. SELECT | Please choose the size of Zero Waste Box you'd like to purchase.
2. COLLECT | When you receive your Box, fill it with the appropriate waste streams (listed above). Once full, ship your Box back to TerraCycle using the pre-paid, pre-affixed shipping label.
3. RECYCLE | When we receive your waste, we'll safely recycle all of the collected materials.