Household Battery Disposal


Household alkaline batteries, which may include flashlight, watch, camera, AAA, AA, C, D, 9V Transistor, etc., according to Anne Arundel County and battery manufacturers, no longer (since approximately 1993) contain mercury and are no longer considered hazardous; therefore they can safely be disposed of in your household trash.  Details on safe use, storage, and disposal.


Rechargeable batteries, however, typically contain heavy metals that are considered hazardous.  

Rechargeable batteries may be dropped off at: 

Public Works Services Facility
935 Spa Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Monday - Friday 
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 

Please report to the office for assistance.