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Household Battery Recycling in Salem, Oregon
Curbside Battery Collection - Now!
Beginning October 1, 1998, households with curbside recycling service have been able to have their household batteries (see below for acceptable kinds) picked up with their other recyclable matericals.
Save your batteries and place them into a zip-sealed plastic bag. Leave the bagged batteries on top of your red recycling basket with your other recyclables.
Battery Types Accepted
AAA to D size consumer batteries (both alkaline and "heavy duty")
You can also take these kinds of batteries for dropoff to the following locations:
Fred Meyer North - 2855 NE Broadway Rite Aid - 5452 River Rd. N.
Batteries Plus - 3045 Lancaster Dr. NE Fred Meyer East - 3740 Market St. NE Rite Aid - 823 Lancaster Dr. NE Salem-Keizer Recycling & Transfer Station - 3250 Deer Park Dr.
Fred Meyer - 3450 Commercial St. SE Rite Aid - 423 Liberty St. NE Rite Aid - 4500 Commercial St. SE
Wilco - 190 S. Main St.
Rite Aid - 333 Westfield St. Wilco - 734 McClaine St.
Wilco - 1385 N. First St.
North Marion County Disposal Facility - 17827 Whitney Lane Rite Aid - 1575 Mt. Hood Ave.
Batteries are shipped to a company called Battery Solutions in Wayne, Michigan. You can find more information about them at: http://www.batteryrecycling.com/
Below are some statistics about the batteries collected during the first seven months of the curbside program in Marion County, Oregon.
Source: Marion County Department of Waste Management
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