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Battery Disposal for Hazardous Waste Generators

If you are a Hazardous Waste Generator and have a Waste Generator Number (WGN), follow these procedures for used battery disposal.

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1. Package and label the batteries.

  1. Place the batteries in a sturdy bag or container that encloses the waste (so the waste is not sticking out the top or sides of the container).
  2. Keep the container closed when waste is not being added.
  3. Label the container with a waste tag at the time you begin accumulating waste:
    • Use the Online Waste Tag Program (OTP) to create a "universal waste" tag. Fill out the tag completely, including the type of batteries enclosed.

2. Request a waste pickup.

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