Battery Recycling

Acceptable Items
Only batteries from Grand Traverse County residents will be accepted. Batteries from commercial businesses or nonresidents will not be accepted. Businesses may bring batteries to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection.
Acceptable items from County residents include:
  • Cell phones
  • Household batteries
  • Ink cartridges
Drop-Off Requirements
  • Only loose batteries will be accepted. Please remove batteries from all packaging. No plastic bags, product packaging material, or boxes will be accepted.
  • Please do not drop off any corrosive batteries.
Scavenging & Illegal Dumping
No scavenging is permitted. Illegal dumping is subject to prosecution and a $500 fine.

Drop-Off Locations
This service is for Grand Traverse County residents only. There are 7 recycling locations are available for household batteries. Businesses may bring batteries to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Visit the Take It Back Recycling Program to find out where to recycle rechargeable,and lead acid batteries.
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Building / Location
Address
Acme Township Hall
(Map) 6042 Acme Road
Williamsburg, MI 49690
City of Traverse City / Grand Traverse County Building
(Map) 400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684
Civic Center
(Map) 1213 W Civic Center Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686
Grand Traverse County Public Service Building
(Map) 2650 LaFranier Road
Traverse City, MI 49686
Metro Emergency Services Building
(Map) 897 Parson Road
Traverse City, MI
Traverse City Fire Department
(Map) 500 W Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
Whitewater Township Hall (Map) 5777 Vinton Road
Williamsburg, MI 49690