Water Quality District - Hazardous Waste
Alkaline batteries are used in flashlights, radios, toys, calculators, electronic games, watches, electronic thermostats, and remote controls, among other items
- Trash: The following batteries are
safe to put in your trash:
- Alkaline batteries, including alkaline rechargeable batteries, that were purchased after 2/1/1992.
- Most other types of batteries should not be placed in the trash.
The Residential Disposal Guide is provided by the Missoula Valley Water Quality District as a public service and is not an endorsement of specific businesses, services or products. Any omissions or inaccuracies are unintentional. Please contact us with corrections or additions. Call businesses or agencies to confirm hours, locations and charges for services, if any. For information on disposal of items not listed, email or call the Water Quality District at 406-258-4890, M - F, 8 am to 5 pm.
Much of the information provided is from the Washington County, MN, Dept. of Public Health and Environment website.
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