Jock’s Vapes has been providing our customers a battery recycling service for a number of years, however after today in collaboration with the Upper Hutt City Council and our current battery recycle provider Upcycle our battery collections capacity has been increased.
We are now offering our battery recycling service for the following:
Alkaline Batteries (AAAA, AAA, AA, C, D and 9V)
Zinc Carbon and Manganese Batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9V, Lantern 6V)
Silver Oxide and Zinc Air Batteries (Hearing Aid Batteries)
Nickel Cadmium Batteries (AAA, AA, C, Sub-C, D, 9V and Button)
Lithium Coin Cell Batteries (CR2032, CR2025, CR2450 … still unsure? those little rechargeable buggers on your PC’s Motherboard)
Primary Lithium Batteries (1/2 AA, 2/3 AA, AA, C and D)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) Batteries (14240, 14500, 15266, 16340, 18490, 18650, 20700, 21700, 22430, 22650, 26430, 26650, 32600, 32900 and 42120)
Lithium Polymer (LiPo) Batteries (Sizes vary, commonly used in phones and by RC and Vape enthusiasts)
For safety reasons we cannot accept batteries that have the internal components exposed, batteries that have leaked / are leaking or have already experienced thermal runaway a.k.a. Bang!
All positive and negative terminals need to be properly capped with either wax or sellotape, Li-Ion and LiPo batteries need to have the outer shell also covered if the wrap has been torn.
Jock’s Vapes are also accepting any vape devices with an internally hardwired Primary Lithium, Lithium-Ion or Lithium Polymer battery i.e. Pods, Stick/Pen Style and especially Disposable vape devices for responsible recycling.
Dumping/Leaving Batteries For Recycling Outside Of Jock's Vapes Store Operating Hours Is Prohibited.