Central Coast Council has implemented a free battery recycling program for residents (such as AA, AAA, C, D, 6V, 9V and button batteries), compact fluorescent light globes and fluorescent tubes around the Central Coast.

Batteries and fluorescent lights contain harmful elements such as mercury, alkaline and lead acid, which can cause major environmental hazards. They can also pose health risks if they are landfilled.

Collection points and acceptable materials are:

Please note: Fluorescent tubes and light globes must be clean and unbroken to be accepted.

FacilityBatteries AcceptedFluoro globes acceptedFluoro tubes accepted
Northern Central Coast
Wyong Civic CentreYesYesYes
Tuggerah LibraryYesYesNo
Lake Haven LibraryYesYesNo
The Entrance LibraryYesNoNo
Bateau Bay LibraryYesNoNo
Toukley LibraryYesNoNo
Southern Central Coast
Erina LibraryYesNoNo
Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning CentreYesNoNo
Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning CentreYesNoNo
Gosford Council ChambersYesNoNo
Gosford LibraryYesNoNo
Kariong Child Care CentreYesNoNo
Kincumber Waste Management FacilityYesYesYes
Kincumber LibraryYesNoNo
Niagara Park Children's CentreYesNoNo
Peninsula Leisure CentreYesNoNo
Terrigal 50+ Leisure & Learning CentreYesNoNo
Terrigal Children's CentreYesNoNo
Umina Child Care CentreYesNoNo
Umina LibraryYesNoNo
Woy Woy Waste Management FacilityYesYesYes
Woy Woy LibraryYesNoNo
Wyoming Community CentreYesNoNo