The City of Lincoln offers two programs for collecting bulbs and batteries, in response to a State mandate aimed at keeping solid waste with heavy metals out of the trash.

Battery Recycling Program

Items Accepted: Household batteries
Items NOT Accepted: Bulbs, car batteries, all other electronic waste

Free Universal Waste Collection Program

Items Accepted: Car batteries, cell phonescomputers, single-use and rechargeable batteries, fluorescent bulbs/tubes, mercury switches, small appliances (no refrigerators), motor oil and filterstelevisions and e-waste
Items NOT Accepted: Household hazardous waste or refrigerator appliances


Battery Recycling Program

The City of Lincoln collects household batteries through its dry cell battery collection and recycling program. Household batteries are now being collected at the following locations:

City of Lincoln, City Hall
600 Sixth Street | (916) 434-2400
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CVS Pharmacy
425 South Hwy 65 |(916) 408-0209
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Home Depot
1000 Groveland | (916) 434-7337
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Lowe’s
535 South Hwy 65 | (916) 728-7800
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Raley’s
765 South Hwy 65 | (916) 408-5775
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Sutter Medical
685 Twelve Bridges Drive
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Twelve Bridges Library
485 Twelve Bridges Drive | (916) 434-2410
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Walgreens
700 Twelve Bridges Drive | (916) 408–0176
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Free Universal Waste Collection Program

Residents can have their universal waste picked up from their house by scheduling an appointment. Call the Public Services Division at (916) 434-2450 to set a date for pick-up.

It is illegal to place any universal waste in your residential garbage. Universal waste is almost anything that utilizes electricity, including batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, computers, televisions, thermostats and appliances.

Hazardous Waste