Button Cell Batteries Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage, Recycling & Drains Contains Mercury Hazardous Waste There are two options for legal and proper disposal of batteries: Free Pickup: Schedule a free Recycle More pickup today (when paired with another Recycle More item)! Free Drop off locations: Ace Hardware – all household batteries and fluorescent bulbs/tubes (4′ or shorter) now accepted at all 3 sites• Zeller’s, 819 Randolph St, Napa; 224-0204• Clark’s, 325 Lincoln Ave, Napa; 255-4272• Silverado, 1450 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 942-4396 Central Valley Builders Supply• 1790 Soscol Ave, Napa; 257-8888, all household batteries accepted Clover Flat Landfill4380 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 963-7988Tues-Sat 9am–4pm; Sun 9am–3pm. all batteries accepted Devlin Road Recycling & Transfer Facility889 Devlin Road, American Canyon258-9005; Daily 8am–4pm, all batteries accepted Hazardous Waste Collection Facility889A Devlin Road, American Canyon800-984-9661; Every Fri & Sat 9am–4pm, all batteries and fluorescent bulbs accepted Healthquest Fitness Center3175 California Blvd, Napa; 254-7200, all batteries accepted Home Depot225 Soscol Ave, Napa; 251-0162Rechargeable batteries only, compact fluorescent bulbs also acceptedAsk for the Hardware Dept. Napa City Hall955 School St, Napa; 257-9500, all batteries accepted Rabobank700 Trancas St, Napa; 227-9300, all batteries accepted Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company – all batteries accepted at both locations948 Main St, Napa; 224-22331400 Oak Ave, St. Helena; 963-4461 NRWS/NCRWS Payment Center598 Lincoln Ave, Napa; 255-5200, all batteries accepted Office Depot – rechargeable batteries only, cell phones & printer cartridges also accepted211 Soscol Ave, Napa; 258-0280 Outdoor Supply Hardware – all batteries and flourescent bulbs accepted 3980 Bel Aire Plaza, Napa; 690-0336 Staples3325 Jefferson St, Napa; 258-1490rechargeable batteries only, cell phones & printer cartridges also accepted Steve’s Hardware – rechargeable batteries only, fluorescent bulbs also OK1370 Main St, St. Helena; 963-3424 St. Helena Parks & Recreation Dept – all household batteries accepted (no auto batteries)1572 Railroad Av, St. Helena; 968-9222; drop off during business hours only Target – rechargeable batteries only, cell phones accepted too• Bel Aire Plaza, Napa; 225-3016• 205 Soscol, Napa; 224-1058 Never Throw in the Trash Button batteries sometimes contain mercury. Even if they don’t, they are banned from the trash because they contain other toxic and corrosive chemicals. Dispose of them as hazardous waste. Alternative Ways to Recycle Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program Best Buy will take back rechargeable batteries as well as the following: battery backups (ups), button batteries, cellphone batteries and laptop batteries. They do not accept single-use, car or other wet cell batteries. Find out more. The Battery Solutions Recycling Program Battery Solutions offers battery recycling kits and services to businesses, municipalities and residences. Their programs aim to help people recycle their batteries properly and conveniently. Learn more. The Big Green Box Battery Recycling Program The Big Green Box is a mail-in battery recycling program for both residences and businesses. Their system is simple: order a box, fill it up with your used batteries and then ship it back to the company’s EPA-approved recycling center. Learn more. Did You Know? Why Is Mercury Still in Batteries? Mercury is included in batteries for a reason: It’s used as a stabilizer and gives batteries a longer life. In 1996, the Mercury Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act prohibited the sale of mercury-oxide batteries in the U.S., except for select applications.