Batteries are one of the most common hazardous waste materials that are incorrectly placed in kerbside bins.
For a quick search of Metro battery bin locations visit: http://recyclingnearyou.com.au/
In the Metro area many of the Regional Councils have a community or school collection program. Contact your council for more information.
Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council
School and public recycling program: http://www.rgang.org.au/battery-collection-program.html
Mindarie Regional Council
School recycling program: http://www.mrc.wa.gov.au/Education-Resources/Earth-Carers-(1).aspx
Community drop off locations:http://www.mrc.wa.gov.au/Documents/Batteries/Battery-Bin-locations-brochure---V2-08-(July-2015).aspx
Western Metropolitan Regional Council
Community drop off locations: http://www.wmrc.wa.gov.au/projects-innovations/battery-recycling-programme/
Rivers Rivers Council
Community drop off locations:http://www.rrc.wa.gov.au/Waste-Education/Household-Hazardous-Waste-(HHW)
Southern Metropolitan Regional Council
For community drop off points visit the Recycle Right website at http://www.recycleright.net.au/ or download the free app:http://m.recycleright.net.au/my-nearest.html
In regional areas there are fewer recycling collection points so contact your Local Government.
For more information, visit the Household Hazardous Waste page. If you are a Local Government in a regional area, you may be able to take your batteries to a regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility.