Household batteries contain mercury and other hazardous materials. They should be recycled whenever possible to protect our waterways.
Do you use a lot of batteries? Rechargeable batteries have come a long way in the past few years. Give rechargeables a(nother) try to reduce the amount of toxic chemicals you produce! Try them in your remote controls, wireless mouse, game devices, kitchen timers and scales, and more.
Bring your household alkaline batteries to the following locations in Kirkland for recycling. At all locations, batteries should be emptied into recycling containers; do not leave in bags.
Large batteries such as car batteries are NOT accepted at these locations, and should be brought to Factoria Household Hazardous Waste
- Kirkland City Hall
123 5th Avenue
Recycling Center located in downstairs lobby
Accepted: alkaline, nickel cadmium, cell phone, and button batteries
This location accepts both alkaline and rechargeable batteries. Please keep them separate; they must be recycled through different programs.
- Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue
- Public Works Maintenance Center
915 8th Street
- North Kirkland Community Center
12421 103rd Avenue NE
- Red Apple Market in Bridle Trails
6625 132nd Ave NE
Find more locations to recycle batteries, and options for large batteries, at What Do I Do With.