Rechargeable batteries, including the commonly sized rechargeable batteries such as AA as well as those used in electronic devices, cordless power tools and toys, are collected for recycling at:
1450 Koester Dr., Forsyth, Illinois – 217-875-3241
Daniels Ace Hardware
2809 N Main St., Decatur, Illinois – 217-875-0711
Kenny’s Ace Hardware
2880 South Mt Zion Rd., Mt. Zion, Illinois – 217-864-9314
Lowe’s Home Improvement
990 Hickory Point Plaza, Forsyth, Illinois – 217-876-9750
1330 E. Eldorado St., Decatur, Illinois – 217-422-0281
900 Commerce Pl., Forsyth, Illinois – 217-875-9951
Businesses and organizations may opt to internally collect rechargeable batteries using the no-cost recycling program offered by Call2Recyle.
Single use, household batteries, such as alkaline and lithium batteries, are not considered a hazardous waste and may be placed in the household trash. Recycling for these types of batteries is not locally available. Mail-in recycling for these types of batteries is available through fee-based programs such as the EasyPak program by Air Cycle Corporation.
Read more about recycling automotive batteries on our Automotive Recycling page.