Primary Battery Types

A primary cell battery is one that cannot be recharged. They come in all shapes and sizes and are used in many applications. They are also known as single-use or non-rechargeable batteries.

Find a recycling location near you!

Primary batteries make up 78% of all the batteries sold into the Canadian market every year. In Ontario, primary batteries are a designated waste and need to be recycled responsibly. Visit our site finder to find a recycling location near you.

Does your office or workplace generate a significant quantity of battery waste in a year?

In Ontario, there are programs available to help you manage this waste responsibly. Please visit our Industrial, Commercial & Institutional page or use the contact form below to get setup with a convenient program today!

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Used batteries make up less than 1% of all waste found in municipal landfills. That 1% of batteries is responsible for 88% of all the toxic heavy metals found in the landfill.

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