Recycling & Safe Disposal of Batteries in Macon County, IL
Rechargeable batteries, including the commonly sized rechargeable batteries such as AA as well as those used in electronic devices, cordless power tools and toys, are collected for recycling at:
1450 Koester Dr., Forsyth, Illinois – 217-875-3241
Daniels Ace Hardware
2809 N Main St., Decatur, Illinois – 217-875-0711
Lowe’s Home Improvement
990 Hickory Point Plaza, Forsyth, Illinois – 217-876-9750
1330 E. Eldorado St., Decatur, Illinois – 217-422-0281
900 Commerce Pl., Forsyth, Illinois – 217-875-9951
Businesses and organizations may opt to internally collect rechargeable batteries using the no-cost recycling program offered by Call2Recyle.
Single use, household batteries, such as alkaline and lithium batteries, are not considered a hazardous waste and may be placed in the household trash. Recycling for these types of batteries is not locally available. Mail-in recycling for these types of batteries is available through fee-based programs such as the EasyPak program by Air Cycle Corporation.
Read more about recycling automotive batteries on our Automotive Recycling page.