Batteries

Photo of batteries
Car/Truck/Motorbike/Boat/Scooter batteries (containing heavy metals):

  • Bowater Toyota in Nelson, Richmond and Motueka provide a free drop-off service.  Profits made by Bowater Motor Group a a result of this initiative go into a environmental fund – this has provided funding to NEC for our KEGS programme in 2014/15.
  • Nelson Environment Centre provides a recycling collection for a range of batteries, charges apply.
  • some scrap metal dealers will take batteries – see ‘Yellow Pages’ under ‘Scrap Metal Dealers’

 

Disposable batteries (containing carbon zinc/alkaline):

  • Nelson Environment Centre accepts these for recycling, charges apply


Rechargeable batteries:

  • Nelson Transfer Station accepts these batteries
  • Nelson Environment Centre provides a recycling collection for a range of batteries, charges apply.
  • Dell – free for DELL branded equipment including batteries; fees apply for other brands
  • Check out the information under electronic waste for computer and mobile phone batteries.

Contacts:

Resource Recovery Centres

Collingwood RRC, 93 Bainham-Collingwood Road, Collingwood   Ph: (03) 524 8857

Mariri (Motueka) RRC, Robinson Road, Mariri   Ph: (03) 526 7896

Murchison RRC, 41 Matakitaki West Bank Road, Murchison   Ph: (03) 523 1013

Nelson Transfer Station, 6 Vivian Place, Pascoe Street, Tahunanui   Ph: (03) 548 5760

Richmond RRC, 14 Fittal Street, Beach Road, Richmond   Ph: (03) 543 9000

Takaka RRC, 45 Scotts Road, Takaka   Ph: (03) 525 8857

 

Other

Bowater Toyota (Nelson), Cnr Rutherford & Halifax Streets, Nelson   Ph:(03) 546 9269 or 0800 269 283

Bowater Toyota (Richmond), 10 McGlashen Avenue, Richmond   Ph: (03) 544 1117 or 0800 269 283

Bowater Toyota (Motueka), 258 High Street, Motueka   Ph: (03) 528 9600 or 0800 269 283

Can Plan, 23 Forests Road, Stoke   Ph: (03) 547 0642

EnviroWaste, 42 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook   Ph: (03) 547 3389

Nelson Environment Centre, 31 Vanguard Street Ph: (03) 545 9176

Waste Management, 36 Venice Place, Stoke   Ph: (03) 548 1166