Car Batteries Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage, Recycling & Drains Hazardous Waste When you buy a new car battery, the store you purchase it from is required to take your old battery for recycling. Auto batteries are also accepted for recycling at these locations: AutoZone – Napa698 Lincoln Avenue, Napa | (707) 247-3822 AutoZone – American Canyon7021 Main St, American Canyon | (707) 649-2611 B&B Foreign Car Service1750 Tanen St, Napa | (707) 255-7588 Bert Williams & Sons Auto Parts525 Northbay Drive, Napa | (707) 255-7003 Berryessa Garbage Services7400 Steele Canyon Road, Lake Baryessa | (707) 226-9543 Clover Flat Landfill4380 Silverado Trail, Calistoga | (707) 963-7988 Devlin Road Recycling & Transfer Station889 Devlin Road, American Canyon | (707) 252-0500 Hazardous Waste Collection Facility889A Devlin Road, American Canyon | 1-800-984-9661 Harold Smith Contractors800 North Crane Ave, St. Helena | (707) 963-7977 x110 O’Reilly Auto Parts2290 Jefferson Street, Napa | (707) 224-8606 Pacific Auto Salvage5759 Broadway St Hwy 29, American Canyon | (707) 255-1437 Yountville Corporate Yard7501 Solano Avenue, Yountville | (707) 944-2988 Never Throw Away Car batteries from non-electric vehicles are lead-acid batteries that are illegal to throw in the trash. They can leach harmful chemicals into the water and soil, which would contaminate drinking water sources. Alternative Ways to Recycle Return to the Store When it’s time to buy a new car battery, bring the old one to the retailer or dealership. Certified service shops collect them and then ship out massive quantities of old batteries to be recycled. Firestone Battery Recycling Program Firestone sells tires along with other auto products and services. They run a free battery recycling program that accepts drop-offs. Find a store. Recycle With AutoZone AutoZone is the second largest retailer of aftermarket car parts. They accept old car batteries at their store locations. Find a store. Recycle With Sears Auto Center If you plan to purchase a battery from Sears Auto Center, they will accept DieHard® and Plus Start Batteries for recycling. Find a store. Did You Know? Job Creation and Automotive Recycling In the United States, the automotive recycling industry employs more than 140,000 people nationwide, bringing in about $32 billion in sales each year. About 86 percent of a whole vehicle can be recycled into new car parts or other consumer products. Find out more.