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Effective immediately, the Pollution Control Financing Authority (PCFA) will no longer be collecting “ALKALINE DRY CELL BATTERIES” as part of our recycling program.  “ALKALINE BATTERIES such as AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt no longer contain mercury or hazardous components and therefore may be disposed of in your regular household trash.

However, “NON-ALKALINE DRY CELL BATTERIES” such as button cells, nickel-cadmium, and lithium batteries do still contain hazardous components and will now be collected and recycled by the PCFA at our Household Hazardous Waste Events that are held in the Spring and Fall each year.

In addition, a collection barrel will be available at the Warren County District Landfill, Monday thru Friday, between the hours of 7:00 am – 2:30 pm, and Saturday from 7:00 am – 11:00 am for drop off of button cells, nickel-cadmium, and lithium batteries only”.

Please feel free to contact us at (908) 453-2174 for the dates and time of the scheduled events or if you should have any questions.