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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598

Date: March 25, 2016
Contact: Kitsap1
360.337.5777 or
No: 2016-029

Changes to vehicle battery recycling locations

(Port Orchard, WA) - Effective April 1, 2016, the Poulsbo Recycle Center and Olympic View Transfer Station will no longer have vehicle battery recycling available, due to issues of misuse and ongoing collection contamination. Numerous vehicle battery recycling options exist close to both locations.

Please see for a list of places that recycle personal-use auto batteries.

Do not throw vehicle batteries in the garbage. They contain lead and acidic liquid. For Kitsap County residents, the best option is to turn in an old battery at an auto parts store with the purchase of a new one, or take them to one of the other locations listed in the link above.

For businesses, please visit for recycling options.

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Last Updated:  March 23, 2016