Hopefully this post will be of use to anyone living in the downtown Bellevue, WA area. I got tired of repeatedly looking up the various places to recycle my stuff, so here they are. This is not a comprehensive list, but instead favors places that are free or inexpensive.
AAA/AA/C/D NiCad BATTERIES, UPS/LANTERN/ALARM/WHEELCHAIR BATTERIES, BUTTON CELL (WATCH) BATTERIES
No batteries over 12 pounds. No car batteries. Limit of 6 items per customer per day.
Staples (Bellevue) [MAP]
1645 140th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98005
Alkaline batteries can be safely thrown in the trash. In case you missed the memo 15 years ago (as I did :)), alkaline batteries haven’t contained mercury since 1997.
CELLS PHONES / MOBILE PHONES, CELL PHONE BATTERIES
Bartell Drugs [MAP]
10116 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004