Utilize one of our partner battery drop-off sites listed below, including the 20+ in Kent County at These sites accept rechargeable batteries up to 11 pounds (NO lead acid automotive batteries). Battery collection containers are inside the locations, generally by the customer service desk.

These sites accept rechargeable batteries only – alkaline batteries can safely be placed in your trash.

Please note: As of August 15, 2015, Kent County no longer collects batteries at Kent District Library locations. Please visit one of the participating rechargeable battery drop-off locations for your rechargeable batteries. Regardless of where you live and where your trash goes, alkaline batteries are safe for your trash.

Kent County Household Hazardous Waste Program

This material is accepted at the Kent County Household Hazardous Waste Program!