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Batteries

Household batteries contain mercury and other hazardous materials. They should be recycled whenever possible to protect our waterways.

Give Rechargeable Batteries a Try
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.

Where to Recycle Household Batteries in Kirkland
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.

Downtown Kirkland Battery Recycling
  • recycling center downstairs lobbyKirkland 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 / Juanita Battery Recycling
  • North Kirkland Community Center
    12421 103rd Avenue NE
South Kirkland / Bridle Trails Battery Recycling
  • Red Apple Market in Bridle Trails
    6625 132nd Ave NE
More Alkaline Battery Recycling Locations Outside of Kirkland

Find more locations to recycle batteries, and options for large batteries, at What Do I Do With.

Public Works
Engineering
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033
Operations & Maintenance
Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
915 8th St, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
E-mail: pwservicerequest@kirklandwa.gov

Engineering: T. 425.587.3800 | F. 425.587.3807
Operations & Maintenance: T. 425.587.3900 | F. 425.587.3902