Are rechargeable batteries recyclable? | AnswersDrive
Unlike single-use batteries, rechargeable batteries contain heavy metal elements that allow them to be recharged over and over. The heavy metals can be hazardous to the environment, unless they are properly recycled.
Also know, can I throw away Duracell batteries?
As Duracell's website says: “Alkaline batteries can be safely disposed of with normal household waste.” Energizer confirms that regular batteries are fine to toss in the trash, but says rechargeable batteries should be recycled according to US federal guidelines.