Throwing batteries in the trash is illegal in California. Glendale residents may now recycle their used household batteries at certain public counters throughout the City. 9 volt, AA, AAA, C cell, D cell, lithium, mercury button, and Ni-Cd batteries are accepted at these public counters.
Larger size batteries such as computer or lead-acid car batteries are accepted at the Environmental Management Center (EMC) on every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 am - 1 pm.
Brown battery recycling bins have been placed for public use at the following “Satellite” locations:
- All City Fire Stations
- Community Centers at Pacific Park, Sparr Heights, and Maple Park
- Central Library
- Brand Library and Art Center
- Library Connection at Adams Square
- Grandview Library
- Montrose Library
- Glendale's Recycling Center
- Environmental Management Center (EMC)
For more information, contact Integrated Waste Management at (818) 548-3916.