Inner West Council

Household Battery Recycling

Household batteries contain substances that can be damaging to the environment if they are disposed of in landfill. Council is pleased to provide a battery recycling drop off service for residents located in the Customer Service Centre. 

Single-use and rechargeable batteries of the following types can be disposed of in the battery collection box: 

  • Alkaline batteries - Can be single use or rechargeable. They are generally known as ‘regular' non-rechargeable batteries
  • Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) batteries - This is a type of rechargeable battery, and should be labelled with "NiCd"
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries - This is also a type of rechargeable battery and should be labelled with "NiMH"


Council's battery recycling collection box is located in the Customer Service Centre, at 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield.