HOUSEHOLD BATTERY RECYCLING
The residents of Calabasas can
drop off their household batteries to be recovered and reused.
Recycling household batteries saves natural resources, diverts
heavy metals from entering our local landfills, and protects our
This is a reminder that this program is intended
for residential use only. Business waste will NOT
OF YOUR BATTERIES THE RIGHT WAY
Batteries are shipped to a recycling center where they
are sorted and then transshipped to various melting companies
based on the battery type. However, in the last 10 years, over
800 documented cases of “battery incidents” have occurred in the
US during the transportation of dry cell batteries. Incidents
range from batteries leaking, breaking or catching fire, usually
due to improper packaging or lack of insulation of batteries.
The collision of battery terminals can result in discharging or
dangerous buildups of heat.
US Department of Transportation has recently established new
regulations for handling, shipping and transportation of dry
cell batteries. The new regulations require that batteries be
properly insulated while being transported. This can be done
simply by taping the positive (+) end of each battery with tape
or stickers before depositing them into collection bins.
Thank you for your cooperation and
Step 1: Use tape or
Step 2: Place tape on
positive (+) end
Step 3: Fold tape over
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Please ensure the safety of our roads and the continued success
of our battery recycling program.
Insulate the positive (+) end before disposing of your battery!
Drop off your used household batteries,
cell phones, pagers,
PDA's and inkjet cartridges at the following sites:
27040 Malibu Hills Rd.
100 Civic Center Way
Calabasas CA (map)
Calabasas Public Library
200 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA (map)
Tennis & Swim Center
23400 Park Sorrento
Calabasas CA (map)
Juan Bautista de Anza Park
3701 Lost Hills Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
ALTERNATIVE DROP-OFF LOCATIONS
County Household Hazardous Waste Collection