Do you know how to get rid of your used batteries? We collect them and recycle them for free. Our Ecobattery program is designed to encourage the collection of out-of-use batteries. Simply drop off your used batteries at our easily accessible drop-off point.
If you have a business, the usual depots are not suitable. They do not have sufficient capacity and they do not accept all types of batteries. The solution: we provide you with a recycling container that we will pick up on the premises, free of charge.
Ecobattery supplies battery collection containers to businesses.
Ecofees are used to manage out-of-use batteries in an eco-responsible way. Our program helps reduce the negative impacts of mismanagement, safeguard raw materials and reduce air, water and soil pollution.
Used batteries from our in-store depot, received by mail and recovered during deliveries, are sent to our warehouse. They are sorted then by subcategory (rechargeable or non-rechargeable), weighed and packaged for transport to our recycling partners.
Used batteries are sent to processing centers that recycle the metals that make up the batteries for use in the manufacture of new products. All of the out-of-use batteries are processed in North America.
Do you have any questions about recycling and upgrading used batteries?
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If you’ve ever wondered what are ecofees’ purpose, here’s the answer: ecofees are used to manage used batteries in eco-responsible ways, as in the innovative Ecobattery program.
For example, in alkaline batteries, it is possible to recover :
65% of zinc, manganese and potassium are recovered and turned into fertilizers.
20% of steel and nickel are used in the manufacture of new products such as steel bars.
15% of plastic and paper are converted into energy.
Do you have any questions about our out-of-use battery recovery and recycling program? You’re in the right place! See below the answers to your questions.
What is the Ecobattery program?
The Ecobattery program is an individual program for the recovery and recycling of spent cells and batteries. It is subject to the regulation of the Extended Producer Responsibility (Responsabilité élargie des producteurs – REP), which is administrated by the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques.
This program offers a local service to its members. At home and at no cost, it allows to recover all rechargeable and non-rechargeable out-of-use batteries.
Where to find a drop-off point?
If you are an individual and you want to dispose of your batteries, go to our main drop-off point. It is located at 5640 Louis-Hébert, Montreal, Quebec, H2G 2E8. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, contact the Ecobattery team.
What are the batteries included in the Ecobattery program?
The Ecobattery program accepts all primary (non-rechargeable) and secondary (rechargeable) batteries: alkaline, lithium metal, silver oxide, lithium-ion, Ni-CD and NI-MH, sealed lead acid batteries (SLA alarm system).
Why is it necessary to recycle out-of-use batteries?
Recycling used batteries limits the amount of waste for disposal by incineration or burial.
Thanks to recycling, the risk of emissions from heavy metals in batteries and batteries is also reduced (soil pollution, groundwater, air).
Recycling used batteries helps extend the life of the materials that make them up. With recycling, it is possible to reduce the source levy of minerals for the manufacture of new batteries and batteries.
What happens to recovered batteries?
The batteries collected are shipped to processing centers in North America. They recycle metals from batteries for reuse in the manufacture of new products.
What is the Product recovery and recycling regulations for businesses?
This is the reference document for companies that market products included in five product categories, including batteries and batteries.
How do I become a drop-off point?
To become a drop-off point, please contact the Ecobattery team.
What is an equivalency certificate?
The Equivalency Certificate is a specific easing with some specific criteria for the transportation of hazardous materials issued by Transport Canada. It is custom issued for Dixon Batteries/Eco-battery to ease the strict rules of the Class 9 TMD while complying with regulations in all respects for safe handling and transport.