For Residents: Lowe’s takes them free of charge.
Primary/Single-Use batteries cannot be recharged and must be disposed of once they wear out. Alkaline, lithium, silver oxide, zinc-air, zinc-carbon, and zinc-chloride, commonly known as AA, AAA, 9V, D-cell, and button cell are all types of primary batteries.
Primary/Single-Use batteries are most commonly used in low drain devices, such as flashlights, clocks, watches, remote controls, and smoke detectors.
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