Municipal Battery Recycling

We can help you divert harmful battery waste from your municipal landfill today!

Ontario Municipalities

Raw Materials Company is a registered battery hauler and processor with the Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority (RPRA) under Ontario Regulation 30/20. 

For other waste battery types, please contact us for a quotation.

Municipal Hazardous & Special Waste Site

RMC can recycle all of the battery types collected at your Municipal Hazardous & Special Waste site, in addition to other lead and mercury bearing wastes such as fluorescent lamps and electronic waste.

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RMC can provide custom reporting and issue Certificates of Recycling for all waste shipments received at RMC within 90 days of shipment.

Scheduled or On Call Pickup

Whatever your needs, we can accommodate you. Our clients can be placed on a regular pickup schedule or call as needed.

Curbside Battery Recycling Program

We offer innovative collection options like our successful Curbside Battery Recycling Program that is designed to piggyback on your existing municipal waste program.

Check to see which municipalities are offering an upcoming curbside battery collection.

Public Facing Battery Recycling

We will assist you with setup of public facing collection sites at municipal, retail and non-profit locations in your community. Public facing recycling points are for residents of Ontario to recycle non-embeded primary and rechargeable batteries weighing less than 5 kilograms. 

We will provide each site with appropriate battery recycling containers suited to their location.

Convenient Recycling Programs for Generators

We can help you setup battery recycling programs at schools and other generators including multi-residential buildings, hospitals, factories, offices and hotels.

We also offer lamp and bulb recycling for large and small volume customers. We can provide pickup on schedule or on call as needed. A Waste Recycling Certificates is provided with every shipment.


Need help promoting your program? We can provide you with a variety of print and electronic promotional materials to help you engage your community to encourage participation.

Find out more information about battery types and their uses in our Education Centre.

Preparing your Batteries for Recycling

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling, however we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

Find out how to prepare your batteries for recycling.

Recycling Technology

You spend time and effort to collect and divert your batteries from landfill. Shouldn't you ensure your hard work and money result in the best environmental performance?

Our clients can rest assured knowing that the batteries they ship to RMC will be recycled using the most environmentally sustainable technology available in the world today.

Learn more about our technology.

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Raw Materials Company Inc.
17 Invertose Drive
Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V5

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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.

Find out more about our technology and how together we are turning waste into a valuable resource.