What does Scrap Battery recycle?

Understanding what to recycle
Different types of batteries contain different materials and therefore require different recycling processes. Scrap Battery recycles the following battery types:

Battery type Sizes available Examples of use Proper disposal
Sealed Lead Acid (rechargeable) Multiples of 2 volts, 2V, 6V, 12V Video cameras, power tools, wheelchairs, ATVs, metal detectors, clocks, cameras Take to a Battery Centre for automotive batteries or call Scrap Battery toll-free on 0800 333 462 for additional information and the collection and disposal of industrial batteries
Lead Acid Vehicle Batteries 12V Cars, trucks, motorcycles
Lead Acid Industrial Batteries Multiples of 2V Forklifts , stacker , pallet trucks , mining loco trucks , standby cells for engineering or safety purposes, power supplies

What about other battery types?
The following is a guide to help you know where to take different types of batteries for recycling:

Battery type Sizes available Examples of use Proper disposal
Alkaline manganese AAA, AA, C, D,6V, 9V Flashlights, calculators, toys, clocks, smoke alarms, remote controls Place in the collection bins at your nearest Pick n Pay.
Button Sizes vary Watches, hearingaids, toys, greeting cards, remote controls
Carbon Zinc AAA, AA, C, D6V, 9V Flashlights, calculators, toys, clocks, smoke alarms, remote controls, transistor radios, garage door openers
Lithium 3V, 6V, 3V button Cameras, calculators, computer memory back-up Find an e-waste recycling point in your area.
Nickel-Cadmium(Rechargeable) AAA, AA, C, D,6V, 9V Flashlights, toys, cellular phones, power tools, computer packs Place in the collection bins at your nearest Pick n Pay.
ReusableAlkaline

Manganese

(Rechargeable)

AAA, AA, C, D Flashlights, calculators, toys, clocks, radios, remote controls