Disposing of batteries in the garbage is illegal. Residents may drop off household batteries at 101 Pittsburg Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801. The facility is open Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Closed Noon - 12:30 pm). Please bring proof of residency and drop-off items while in an enclosed vehicle.
Additionally, Richmond residents can dispose of batteries and other household hazardous waste at 7501 Schmidt Lane, El Cerrito, CA 94530. Open every Tuesday for HHW Disposal [View City-wide locations]
from 8:00 am - 5:45 pm. Please bring proof of residency. Hazardous Waste | Richmond, CA - Official Website